World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

France at the 1956 Winter Olympics

 

France at the 1956 Winter 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 1956 Winter Olympics in Cortina d'Ampezzo
Competitors 32 (25 men, 7 women) in 6 sports
Flag bearer James Couttet
Medals Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
0
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
Winter Games
Intercalated Games
1906

France competed at the 1956 Winter Olympics in Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy.

Contents

  • Alpine skiing 1
  • Bobsleigh 2
  • Cross-country skiing 3
  • Figure skating 4
  • Ski jumping 5
  • Speed skating 6
  • References 7

Alpine skiing

Men
Athlete Event Race 1 Race 2 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
André Simond Downhill DSQ
Adrien Duvillard DSQ
René Collet DSQ
Charles Bozon 3:01.9 8
Gérard Pasquier Giant Slalom 3:25.6 30
François Bonlieu 3:11.8 9
Charles Bozon 3:08.4 5
Adrien Duvillard 3:07.9 4
Charles Bozon Slalom 1:32.3 10 1:53.9 7 3:26.2 7
Bernard Perret 1:31.7 8 1:54.6 9 3:26.3 8
Gérard Pasquier 1:31.0 7 1:53.6 4 3:24.6 6
Adrien Duvillard 1:27.5 2 2:51.4 (+0:10) 54 4:18.9 38
Women
Athlete Event Race 1 Race 2 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Edith Bonlieu Downhill DNF
Madeleine Front 1:53.6 24
Marysette Agnel 1:52.4 21
Josette Nevière 1:49.2 8
Paule Moris Giant Slalom 2:02.5 18
Madeleine Front 2:02.3 14
Josette Nevière 2:00.8 10
Marysette Agnel 1:59.4 8
Muriel Lip Slalom DSQ DSQ
Paule Moris 1:13.9 28 1:01.7 16 2:15.6 18
Josette Nevière 1:00.3 13 58.0 3 1:58.3 8
Marysette Agnel 58.2 6 1:00.6 13 1:58.8 9

Bobsleigh

Sled Athletes Event Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Run 4 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
FRA-1 André Robin
Lucien Grosso
Two-man DNF DNF
FRA-2 André Donnert
Serge Giacchini
Two-man 1:27.41 19 1:26.83 17 1:27.41 18 DNF DNF
Sled Athletes Event Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Run 4 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
FRA-1 André Robin
Pierre Bouvier
Jacques Panciroli
Lucien Grosso
Four-man 1:20.00 13 1:21.25 19 1:20.95 13 1:21.63 17 5:23.83 18

Cross-country skiing

Men
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
15 km Victor Arbez 57:38 52
Paul Romand 57:11 50
Benoît Carrara 53:41 22
Jean Mermet 53:40 20
30 km Charles Binaux DSQ
Paul Romand 1'59:02 35
René Mandrillon 1'52:18 22
Men's 4 x 10 km relay
Athletes Race
Time Rank
Victor Arbez
René Mandrillon
Benoît Carrara
Jean Mermet
2'24:06 6

Figure skating

Men
Athlete CF FS Points Places Rank
Alain Calmat 8 9 148.35 77 9
Alain Giletti 4 4 159.63 37 4
Women
Athlete CF FS Points Places Rank
Maryvonne Huet 17 19 138.30 194 17

Ski jumping

Athlete Event Jump 1 Jump 2 Total
Distance Points Rank Distance Points Rank Points Rank
Régis Robert Rey Normal hill 65.0 82.0 49 65.0 82.0 46 164.0 48
André Monnier 67.5 82.5 48 66.0 85.0 43 167.5 46
Richard Rabasa 66.0 84.5 45 66.0 83.0 44 167.5 46

Speed skating

Men
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
500 m Raymond Gilloz 43.2 25
1500 m Raymond Gilloz 2:17.7 34
5000 m Raymond Gilloz 8:32.5 35

References

  • Official Olympic Reports
  • International Olympic Committee results database
  • Olympic Winter Games 1956, full results by sports-reference.com
This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.
 


Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.