Sir Bradley Wiggins falls back in Tour of Switzerland

Sir Bradley Wiggins lost further ground on the leaders during stage three of the Tour of Switzerland.

The Team Sky rider, 34, finished more than two minutes down on Slovakia's Peter Sagan, who sprinted in ahead of Michael Albasini and Sergio Henao.

Germany's Tony Martin, who finished in the main bunch, retained the leader's yellow jersey after the 202.9km stage from Sarnen to Heiden.

Dutchman Tom Dumoulin is six seconds behind, with Sagan in third.

With a third of the nine-stage race completed, Briton Wiggins lies 56th, two minutes 52 seconds behind Martin.

Tuesday's stage four is 160.4km from Heiden to Ossingen.

Stage three result

1. Peter Sagan (Slovakia / Cannondale) 5:22:09"

2. Michael Albasini (Switzerland / Orica) same time

3. Sergio Henao (Colombia / Team Sky)

4. Bauke Mollema (Netherlands / Belkin)

5. Cadel Evans (Australia / BMC Racing)

6. Jose Joaquin Rojas (Spain / Movistar)

7. Rui Costa (Portugal / Lampre)

8. Thibaut Pinot (France / FDJ.fr)

9. Mathias Frank (Switzerland / IAM Cycling)

10. Roman Kreuziger (Czech Republic / Tinkoff - Saxo)

General Classification

1. Tony Martin (Germany / Omega Pharma - Quick-Step) 10:44:34"

2. Tom Dumoulin (Netherlands / Giant) +6"

3. Peter Sagan (Slovakia / Cannondale) +14"

4. Bauke Mollema (Netherlands / Belkin) +17"

5. Tom-Jelte Slagter (Netherlands / Garmin) +23"

6. Davide Formolo (Italy / Cannondale) +27"

7. Jon Izagirre (Spain / Movistar)

8. Roman Kreuziger (Czech Republic / Tinkoff - Saxo) +28"

9. Mathias Frank (Switzerland / IAM Cycling) +29"

10. Mattia Cattaneo (Italy / Lampre)