25 May 2011

Archbold loses yellow jersey

11:02 am on 25 May 2011

The New Zealand cyclist Shane Archbold has lost the tour leaders yellow jersey on the third stage of the Tour of Ireland.

Archbold finished in the main peleton on the 175km stage from Kilrush to Castleisland in County Kerry.... 2 and a half minutes behind the winner.

Archbold is now 8th in general classification with New Zealand team-mate Aaron Gate up to 6th.

Archbold is second in the sprint classification, while the New Zealand team is third overall.