Australia’s Caleb Ewan reclaimed the overall lead at the Tour of Britain as he sealed his second stage victory of the race so far.
In a repeat of stage one’s outcome, Ewan beat Team Dimension Data’s Edvald Boasson Hagen into second in a sprint.
Alexander Kristoff was third on stage three’s 178km ride from Normanby Hall Country Park to Scunthorpe.
Orica-Scott rider Ewan is now six seconds clear of Team Sky’s Elia Viviani, who won stage two on Monday.
Wednesday’s fourth stage of the eight-stage race takes the riders along a 165km route from Mansfield to Newark-on-Trent.
Stage three result
1. Caleb Ewan (Aus/Orica-Scott) 4hrs 4mins 05secs
2. Edvald Boasson Hagen (Nor/Dimension Data) Same time
3. Alexander Kristoff (Nor/Katusha-Alpecin)
4. Brenton Jones (Aus/Jlt Condor)
5. Mads Wurtz Schmidt (Den/Katusha-Alpecin)
Overall standings after stage three
1. Caleb Ewan (Aus/Orica-Scott) 13hrs 54mins 34secs
2. Elia Viviani (Ita/Team Sky) +6secs
3. Edvald Boasson Hagen (Nor/Dimension Data) +7secs
4. Karol Domagalski (Pol/One Pro Cycling) +14secs
5. Silvan Dillier (Swi/BMC) +15secs