Ávila deals a shocking upset in points race

Little known Colombian rider Edwin Ávila Alcibiades waged a stunning upset of dual points race world champion Cameron Meyer in the men's points race world championship, using a blazing turn of speed to escape and lap the field before using tactical nuance far beyond his experience to fend off any challenge from the field.

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Full Results
1Avila Edwin Alcibiades  (Colombia)33pts
2Cameron Meyer  (Australia)25Row 1 - Cell 3
3Morgan Kneisky  (France)23Row 2 - Cell 3
4Alexander Khatuntsev  (Russian Federation)20Row 3 - Cell 3
5Milan Kadlec  (Czech Republic)17Row 4 - Cell 3
6Peter Schep  (Netherlands)13Row 5 - Cell 3
7Gerardo Luis Fernandez  (Argentina)8Row 6 - Cell 3
8Silvan Dillier  (Switzerland)8Row 7 - Cell 3
9Polychronis Tzortzakis  (Greece)7Row 8 - Cell 3
10Ki Ho Choi  (Hong Kong, China)6Row 9 - Cell 3
11Sergiy Lagkuti  (Ukraine)6Row 10 - Cell 3
12Berik Kupeshov  (Kazakhstan)5Row 11 - Cell 3
13Omar Bertazzo  (Italy)4Row 12 - Cell 3
14Roman Dronin  (Uzbekistan)3Row 13 - Cell 3
15Franz Schiewer  (Germany)2Row 14 - Cell 3
16Ingmar De Poortere  (Belgium)2Row 15 - Cell 3
17Luis Fernando Sepulveda  (Chile)1Row 16 - Cell 3
DNFThomas Scully  (New Zealand)Row 17 - Cell 2 Row 17 - Cell 3

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Laura Weislo has been with Cyclingnews since 2006 after making a switch from a career in science. As Managing Editor, she coordinates coverage for North American events and global news. As former elite-level road racer who dabbled in cyclo-cross and track, Laura has a passion for all three disciplines. When not working she likes to go camping and explore lesser traveled roads, paths and gravel tracks. Laura specialises in covering doping, anti-doping, UCI governance and performing data analysis.

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