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France at the 1960 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 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome
Competitors 238 (210 men and 28 women) in 19 sports
Medals
Rank: 25
Gold
0
Silver
2
Bronze
3
Total
5
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
Winter Games
Intercalated Games
1906

France competed at the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome, Italy, and failed to win a single gold medal for the second time only (and, to date, the last) in the history of the modern Olympic Games. 238 competitors, 210 men and 28 women, took part in 120 events in 19 sports.[1]

Contents

  • Medalists 1
    • Silver 1.1
    • Bronze 1.2
  • 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
  • Water polo 18
  • Weightlifting 19
  • Wrestling 20
  • See also 21
  • References 22
  • External links 23

Medalists

Silver

Bronze

Athletics

Basketball

Boxing

Canoeing

Cycling

14 male cyclists represented France in 1960.

Individual road race
Team time trial
Sprint
1000m time trial
Tandem
Team pursuit

Diving

Equestrianism

Fencing

21 fencers, 16 men and 5 women, represented France in 1960.

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

Football

Gymnastics

Hockey

Modern pentathlon

Three male pentathletes represented France in 1960.

Individual
Team
  • André Bernard
  • Christian Beauvalet
  • Étienne Jalenques

Rowing

Sailing

Shooting

Swimming

Water polo

Weightlifting

Wrestling

See also

References

  1. ^ "France at the 1960 Rome Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 1 August 2014. 

External links

  • Official Olympic Reports
  • International Olympic Committee results database
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