By: Lee Chin-wei and William Yen
Taipei, March 13 (CNA) Israeli cyclist Edwin Avila Vanegas won the third stage of the Tour
de Taiwan 2018 Tuesday, finishing the 156.3-kilometer race with a time of 3 hours, 49 minutes and 33 seconds.
Avila Vanegas also received the green jersey, which is awarded to general individual classification on points. There is also the yellow jersey, which indicates the overall leader, and the blue jersey, which denotes the leading Asian athlete.
Avila Vanegas said he gathered many fans after last year’s event, which felt great, adding that “of course its time to move up and take the yellow jersey.”
Hakka Romantic Avenue — the name of the event’s third stage — saw the competitors kick off near the Hsinchu High Speed Railway Station. [FULL STORY]