France at the Olympics

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France has taken part in every Olympic Games with the possible exception of the 1904 Games. In 1904, different sources list Albert Corey as taking place in the games for either the United States or France.

The International Olympic Committee's official abbreviation for France is FRA.[1]

History[change | change source]

France has hosted the Games 5 time:

French athletes have won 671 medals at the Summer Olympic Games. Fencing and cycling are their best sports. France has won 94 medals at the Winter Olympic Games. Most of these are in alpine skiing.

Medal tables[change | change source]

Medals by Summer Games[change | change source]

Games Gold Silver Bronze Total
1896 Athens 5 4 2 11
1900 Paris (host nation) 26 41 34 101
1904 St. Louis 0 0 0 0
1908 London 5 5 9 19
1912 Stockholm 7 4 3 14
1920 Antwerp 9 19 13 41
1924 Paris (host nation) 13 15 10 38
1928 Amsterdam 6 10 5 21
1932 Los Angeles 10 5 4 19
1936 Berlin 7 6 6 19
1948 London 10 6 13 29
1952 Helsinki 6 6 6 18
1956 Melbourne/Stockholm 4 4 6 14
1960 Rome 0 2 3 5
1964 Tokyo 1 8 6 15
1968 Mexico City 7 3 5 15
1972 Munich 2 4 7 13
1976 Montreal 2 3 4 9
1980 Moscow 6 5 3 14
1984 Los Angeles 5 7 16 28
1988 Seoul 6 4 6 16
1992 Barcelona 8 5 16 29
1996 Atlanta 15 7 15 37
2000 Sydney 13 14 11 38
2004 Athens 11 9 13 33
2008 Beijing 7 16 18 41
2012 London 11 11 12 34
Total 202 223 246 671

Medals by Winter Games[change | change source]

Games Gold Silver Bronze Total
1924 Chamonix (host nation) 0 0 3 3
1928 St. Moritz 1 0 0 1
1932 Lake Placid 1 0 0 1
1936 Garmisch-Partenkirchen 0 0 1 1
1948 St. Moritz 2 1 2 5
1952 Oslo 0 0 1 1
1956 Cortina d'Ampezzo 0 0 0 0
1960 Squaw Valley 1 0 2 3
1964 Innsbruck 3 4 0 7
1968 Grenoble (host nation) 4 3 2 9
1972 Sapporo 0 1 2 3
1976 Innsbruck 0 0 1 1
1980 Lake Placid 0 0 1 1
1984 Sarajevo 0 1 2 3
1988 Calgary 1 0 1 2
1992 Albertville (host nation) 3 5 1 9
1994 Lillehammer 0 1 4 5
1998 Nagano 2 1 5 8
2002 Salt Lake City 4 5 2 11
2006 Turin 3 2 4 9
2010 Vancouver 2 3 6 11
Total 27 27 40 94

Medals by summer sport[change | change source]

     Leading in that sport

Sport Gold Silver Bronze Total
Fencing 41 40 34 115
Cycling 41 27 22 90
Athletics 14 22 25 61
Equestrian 12 12 10 34
Sailing 12 11 15 40
Judo 12 8 24 44
Shooting 9 13 9 31
Weightlifting 9 3 3 15
Swimming 8 13 19 40
Canoeing 7 8 18 33
Rowing 6 14 12 32
Archery 6 10 7 23
Tennis 5 6 8 19
Boxing 4 7 8 19
Wrestling 4 4 9 17
Gymnastics 3 10 9 22
Croquet 3 2 2 7
Handball 2 0 1 3
Rugby 1 2 0 3
Football 1 1 0 2
Water polo 1 0 3 4
Water motorsports 1 0 0 1
Basketball 0 3 0 3
Taekwondo 0 2 4 6
Table tennis 0 1 1 2
Basque pelota 0 1 0 1
Cricket 0 1 0 1
Diving 0 1 0 1
Tug of war 0 1 0 1
Modern pentathlon 0 0 2 2
Synchronized swimming 0 0 1 1
Total 202 223 246 671

Medals by winter sport[change | change source]

Sport Gold Silver Bronze Total
Alpine skiing 15 14 14 43
Figure skating 3 2 7 12
Biathlon 4 4 9 17
Snowboarding 2 3 3 8
Freestyle skiing 1 2 4 7
Nordic combined 2 1 1 4
Cross-country skiing 0 1 0 1
Curling 0 0 1 1
Bobsleigh 0 0 1 1
Total 27 27 40 94

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