• Fans lined the streets of London to catch a glimpse of the peloton
  • Chris Froome was looking relaxed ahead of the start
  • The Brit was looking to make it through the day without any problems
  • Another massive crowd saw off the riders as the peloton rolled out of Cambridge
  • Cyril Lemoine, Vincenzo Nibali and Peter Sagan showed of their jerseys
  • Jean-Marc Bideau and Jan Barta broke away early to form the breakaway
  • Mikel Nieve and Geraint Thomas had time for a chat early in the stage
  • The riders were met by huge crowds as they passed through Finchingfield
  • Fans packed out the side of the road to cheer the peloton by
  • Team Sky were never far from the front as they kept Froome safe
  • It wasn't a great day for Jan Bakelants who crashed twice on the stage
  • Richie Porte and Vasil Kiryienka marshalled Froome throughout
  • The break made it into London ahead, but the peloton wasn't far behind
  • Team Sky received support in all shapes and sizes
  • The riders passed by Buckingham Palace as they approached the finish on The Mall
  • Marcel Kittel was forced to open up his sprint early...
  • ...but nobody could come around the German as he took the win
  • Nibali stayed out of danger and retained his overall lead
  • Sagan finished second on the stage to extend his lead in the points classification
  • Meanwhile the flat stage meant that Lemoine kept hold of the polka dot jersey

Tour de France stage three gallery

Fans lined the streets of London to catch a glimpse of the peloton