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Cav loses red jersey

Mark Cavendish lost his lead in the Tour of Spain to Philippe Gilbert on Monday.

The Manx missile struggled in the sultry conditions in the 157.3km (97.7-mile) run from Marbella to Malaga and he was left trailing by the peloton.

Cavendish dropped to 138th in the 21-stage race, which ends on September 19.

Fellow Manxman Peter Kennaugh is 180th overall.

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