Team Sky rider Kennaugh was making his comeback to racing after breaking his collarbone and finished 89th and 18 seconds behind the stage winner. On Wednesday's 175km stage one from Porrentruy to Fleurier, Kennaugh finished in the peloton in the same time as stage winner Peter Sagan (Liquigas-Doimo).
Cavendish finished 132nd in a group 9min 28sec behind.
Going into Thursday's second stage Kennaugh was 66th on general classification and Cavendish 113th. The race finishes in Sion on Sunday. IOMToday
PS Cav was back yesterday but he was a bit rude to his critics.