VIDEO: The start of Stage 3 of the Tour de Yorkshire in Wakefield

Tour de Yorkshire riders at Newmillerdam. Picture by Lee Ward
Tour de Yorkshire riders at Newmillerdam. Picture by Lee Ward

This is a video of the moment the Tour de Yorkshire officially got under way in Wakefield.

Riders whistled by Castle Grove Park and Sandal Cricket Club on Barnsley Road at about 12.30pm today (Sunday). It followed a ceremonial lap of the city centre.

They headed out past The Hepworth, through Sandal and onto Newmillerdam before leaving the district at Woolley.