List of teams and cyclists in the 2008 Tour de France

The following riders and teams participated in the 2008 Tour de France:

The German, Austrian and Swiss drivers are highlighted in bold.


  • Suspension: Exclusion by special team
  • Exclusion: Exclusion by the stewards before the race
  • Disqualification: exclusion by the stewards after the race start
  • : Stage Winner
  • : Yellow jersey for the overall leader
  • : Green jersey for the leader in the points classification
  • : Spotted jersey for the leader in the mountains classification
  • : White jersey for the leader in the ranking of the under-25s
  • : Red bib for the most combative rider of the day before
  • : Yellow bib for the team lead in the team classification

Overview of participants

Silence- Lotto ( Belgium)

Sports director: Herman Frison

Team CSC- Saxo Bank ( Denmark)

Sports director Kim Andersen

Euskaltel -Euskadi (Spain )

Sports Director: Gorka Gerrikago

Caisse d' Epargne (Spain )

Sports Director: José Luis Jaimerena

Team Columbia (USA)

Sports Director: Brian Holm

Team Barloworld ( United Kingdom )

Sports director: Valerio Tebaldi

Liquigas (Italy )

Sports Director: Stefano Zanatta

Lampre- Fondital (Italy )

Sports Director: Maurizio Piovani

Crédit Agricole (France)

Sports director: Serge Beucherie

Quickstep Innergetic (Belgium )

Sports Director Wilfried Peeters

Ag2r La Mondiale (France)

Sports director: Vincent Lavenu

Team Gerolsteiner ( Germany )

Sports Director: Hans -Michael Holczer

Agritubel (France)

Sports director: Denis Leproux

Rabobank (Netherlands)

Sports director: Erik Breukink

Bouygues Telecom ( France)

Sports director: Jean -François Rodriguez

Team Milram ( Germany )

Sports director: Vittorio Algeri

Française des Jeux (France)

Sports director: Marc Madiot

Saunier Duval- Scott ( Spain)

Sports director: Joxean Fernandez

After Riccardo Riccò doping EPO was detected, the team went to no longer 12th stage.

Équipe Cofidis (France)

Sports Director: Francis van Londersele

Garmin -Slipstream (USA)

Sports Director: Matthew White