Maillot Jaune Cancellara jumps clear

Race leader Fabian Cancellara stunned the sprinters in the finish of the third stage in Compiègne,jumping clear of the peloton as they charged to the end of the 236.5 kilometre run from Waregem to Compiègne to take his second stage win of the Tour. The 26 year-old world time trial champion, who took the Maillot Jaune in the prologue in London, timed a powerful jump perfectly with 750 metres to go and rocketed past the day's four-man escape.

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