On the evening preceding the second rest day in Pau, the medical staff of the Tour de France has announced the following riders to have health problems.
Jose Vicente Garcia Acosta (Illes Balears): Respiratory problems
Oscar Sevilla (T-Mobile): Digestive troubles
Laurent Lefèvre (Bouygues Telecom): Pain in left knee
Giovanni Lombardi (Team CSC): Superficial injuries on right hand side
Stefano Garzelli (Liquigas): Pain in right knee
Bram Tankink (Quick.Step): Injuries to left elbow and knee