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Team Sky 8th, Team Dimension Data 15th on Tirreno Adriatico opener

BMC wins team time trial

Team Sky, featuring Peter Kennaugh in the lineup, came eighth in the opening stage of the the Tirreno Adriatico in Italy, which was a team time trial.

Mark Cavendish and his Team Dimension Data colleagues finished 15th.

The stage was won by BMC, while Cav's former team, Etixx - Quick-Step, were second.

Wednesday's stage follows a 207km route from Camaiore to Pomarance which is relatively flat for the first two-thirds or so, before becoming more undulating as the riders head towards the finish

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