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Tour of Britain: Kwiatkowski loses yellow after miscalculation

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Michal Kwiatkowski (Omega Pharma-QuickStep) in yellow at the Tour of Britain.

Michal Kwiatkowski (Omega Pharma-QuickStep) in yellow at the Tour of Britain.
(Image credit: Rob Lampard)
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Michal Kwiatkowski (Omega Pharma-QuickStep) in the leader's yellow jersey

Michal Kwiatkowski (Omega Pharma-QuickStep) in the leader's yellow jersey
(Image credit: Rob Lampard)
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Michal Kwiatkowski (Omega Pharma-QuickStep) at the Tour of Britain.

Michal Kwiatkowski (Omega Pharma-QuickStep) at the Tour of Britain.
(Image credit: Rob Lampard)

It should have been a straightforward day in the saddle for Michal Kwiatkowski and his Omega Pharma-QuickStep team on stage 6 of the Tour of Britain. Instead, the race leader saw his yellow jersey ripped from his shoulders by Alex Dowsett (Movistar) after the team failed to reel in the break of the day.