Crash during sprint, Giro d'Italia 2012, stage three

Team Sky is looking ahead despite a lost chance to win the pink and red jersey in the Giro d'Italia. Its chances came crashing down on Monday due to Italian sprinter Roberto Ferrari.

The team Androni Giocattoli rider swerved right and took down Mark Cavendish in the final 250 metres of stage three. As a result, Cavendish lost the sprint and bonus seconds needed to take the leader's pink jersey. He also lost valuable points to work towards the red points jersey.

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