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Swift retains points jersey at Tour of Britain


Ben Swift managed to hold onto the points jersey for another day at the Tour of Britain today.

The Onchan resident finished two minutes and nineteen seconds behind winner Edoardo Zardini on stage three, coming 39th.

Zardini pipped Michael Kwiatkowski to the top of the Tumble in Wales, but big gaps started to appear in the General Classification behind them.

Mark Christian put in a good performance, finishing 52 seconds behind Zardini in 19th, while Mark Cavendish came 102nd, ten and a half minutes back.

Christian is 19th in the General Classification, Swith 35th and Cavendish 91st.


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