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France at the 1952 Summer Olympics

France at the Olympic Games

Flag of France
IOC code  FRA
NOC French National Olympic and Sport Committee
Website www.franceolympique.com (French)
At the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki
Competitors 245 (214 men and 31 women) in 18 sports
Medals
Rank: 7
Gold
6
Silver
6
Bronze
6
Total
18
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
Winter Games
Intercalated Games
1906

France competed at the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki, Finland. 245 competitors, 214 men and 31 women, took part in 131 events in 18 sports.[1]

Contents

  • Medalists 1
    • Gold 1.1
    • Silver 1.2
    • Bronze 1.3
  • Athletics 2
  • Basketball 3
  • Boxing 4
  • Canoeing 5
  • Cycling 6
  • Diving 7
  • Equestrianism 8
  • Fencing 9
  • Football 10
  • Gymnastics 11
  • Hockey 12
  • Modern pentathlon 13
  • Rowing 14
  • Sailing 15
  • Shooting 16
  • Swimming 17
  • Weightlifting 18
  • Wrestling 19
  • References 20
  • External links 21

Medalists

Gold

Silver

Bronze

Athletics

Basketball

Men's Team Competition

Boxing

Canoeing

Cycling

Road Competition

Men's Individual Road Race (190.4 km)

Track Competition

Men's 1.000m Time Trial

Men's 1.000m Sprint Scratch Race

Men's 4.000m Team Pursuit

Diving

Men's 3m Springboard

  • Henri Goosen
    • Preliminary Round — 57.79 points (→ 30th place)

Women's 10m Platform

  • Nicolle Pellissard
    • Preliminary Round — 43.59 points
    • Final — 69.08 points (→ 4th place)

Equestrianism

Fencing

21 fencers, 18 men and 3 women, represented France in 1952.

Men's foil
Men's team foil
Men's épée
Men's team épée
Men's sabre
Men's team sabre
Women's foil

Football

Gymnastics

Hockey

Modern pentathlon

Three male pentathletes represented France in 1952.

Individual
Team
  • André Lacroix
  • Bertrand de Montaudoin
  • Christian Palant

Rowing

Sailing

Shooting

Swimming

Weightlifting

Wrestling

References

  1. ^ "France at the 1952 Helsinki Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2010-09-18. 

External links

  • Official Olympic Reports
  • International Olympic Committee results database
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