• Edvald Boasson Hagen had to settle for sixth after a hectic sprint
  • Geraint Thomas looked at ease ahead of the start in Al Wakra
  • Mathew Hayman was part of a breakaway group
  • Chris Sutton dropped back for a new bottle
  • Thomas had to stop for a wheel change
  • A large section of the peloton were halted by an early crash...
  • ...Taylor Phinney was able to maintain second despite going down
  • Bernhard Eisel dropped back to the Team Sky car for a refill
  • Ian Stannard takes a bottle from Eisel
  • It was another long day in the heat and wind for the peloton
  • Luke Rowe rides alongside former Team Sky rider Russell Downing
  • The wind once again caused splits in the field
  • BMC looked to protect leader Brent Bookwalter
  • Despite a chaotic finish there was no stopping Mark Cavendish...
  • ...Who moved up to fourth in the GC with the win
  • BMC's Bookwalter retained his overall lead
  • The Manxman also took over ownership of the points jersey

Tour of Qatar stage three gallery

Edvald Boasson Hagen had to settle for sixth after a hectic sprint