The 2003 Tour de France was the 90th edition and centenary of the Tour de France, one of cycling's Grand Tours. The Tour began in Paris on 5 July with a prologue individual time trial and finished on the Champs-Élysées, back in Paris, on 27 July. The Tour started with 22 teams of 9 cyclists each.
By starting number
|No.||Starting number worn by the rider during the Tour|
|Pos.||Position in the general classification|
|DNF||Denotes a rider who did not finish|
"DNF" indicates that a rider did not finish the race.
The 198 riders that are competing in the 2003 Tour de France originated from 26 different countries.
|Country||No. of riders||Finishers||Stage wins|
|Australia||7||5||2 (Bradley McGee, Baden Cooke)|
|Denmark||4||4||1 (Jakob Piil)|
|France||38||34||2 (Richard Virenque, Jean-Patrick Nazon)|
|Germany||18||10||1 (Jan Ullrich)|
|Great Britain||1||1||1 (David Millar)|
|Italy||35||21||5 (Alessandro Petacchi ×4, Gilberto Simoni ×1)|
|Kazakhstan||1||1||1 (Alexander Vinokourov)|
|Netherlands||7||5||1 (Servais Knaven)|
|Spain||43||34||4 (Iban Mayo, Juan Antonio Flecha, Carlos Sastre, Pablo Lastras)|