The Colombian Edwin Avila (Israel Cycling Academy) has Tuesday, the third stage in the Tour of Taiwan in his name. The Australian Jonathan Clarke (UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling Team) is the leader in the general position.
Avila held after a stage of 156,3 km japan’s Yukiya Arashiro, and Clarke. Gianni Marchand finished ninth.
Clarke has in the general classification, two seconds ahead of Arashiro and elf on Jimmy Janssens. Avila (0:29) follows as fourth.
Wednesday is the fourth stage, a tour from the 166,6 kilometres, on the agenda. The Tour of Taiwan has a total of five stages and ends Thursday. Last year went out of the race, the Spaniard Benjamin Prades.
1. Edwin Avila (Col/Israel Cycling Academy) 156,3 km in 3u49:33
2. Yukiya Arashiro (Jap) z.t.
3. Jonathan Clarke (Aus)
4. Hideto Nakane (Jap); 5. Eder Frayre (Mex); … 9. Gianni Marchand; 12. Jimmy Janssens 0:03; 17. Lennert Reins 1:14; 33. Michiel Dieleman 1:40; 41. Brecht Ruyters; 46. Cedric Raymackers 7:31
– stand –
1. Jonathan Clarke (UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling Team) in 8u22:06
2. Yukiya Arashiro at 0:02
3. Jimmy Janssens 0:11
4. Edwin Avila (Col) 0:29; 5. Markus Freiberger (Aus) 0:35; … 11. Gianni Marchand 0:39; 14. Lennert Reins 1:21; 34. Michiel Dieleman 2:19; 35. Brecht Ruyters; 44. Cedric Raymackers 8:10