French national volleyball team

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Team Yavbout
AssociationFédération Française de Volley-Ball (FFVB)
Head coachLaurent Tillie
FIVB ranking9 (as of October 2018)
Summer Olympics
Appearances4 (First in 1988)
Best result8th (1988)
World Championship
Appearances16 (First in 1949)
Best resultBronze medal with cup.svg (2002)
World Cup
Appearances2 (First in 1965)
Best result5th (2003)
European Championship
Appearances28 (First in 1948)
Best resultGold medal with cup.svg (2015) (in French)
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France team in World Championship 2014
Medal record
World Championship
Bronze medal – third place 2002 Argentina
World League
Gold medal – first place 2015 Rio de Janeiro
Gold medal – first place 2017 Curitiba
Silver medal – second place 2006 Moscow
Silver medal – second place 2018 Lille
Bronze medal – third place 2016 Kraków
European Championship
Gold medal – first place 2015 Bulgaria/Italy
Silver medal – second place 1948 Italy
Silver medal – second place 1987 Belgium
Silver medal – second place 2003 Germany
Silver medal – second place 2009 Turkey
Bronze medal – third place 1951 France
Bronze medal – third place 1985 Netherlands

The France national men's volleyball team is the national volleyball team of France. It represents France in international competitions and friendly matches. It has been the reigning European Champion since 2015. It is ranked 10th (as of August 2016) in the FIVB World Ranking after playing in the 2016 Rio Olympics.

Results[change | change source]

Olympic Games[change | change source]

     Champions       Runners up       Third place       Fourth place

Summer Olympics record
Year Round Position Pld W L SW SL Squad
Japan 1964 Did Not Qualify
Mexico 1968
West Germany 1972
Canada 1976
Soviet Union 1980
United States 1984
South Korea 1988 8th Place Squad
Spain 1992 11th Place Squad
United States 1996 Did Not Qualify
Australia 2000 Did Not Qualify
Greece 2004 9th Place Squad
Summer Olympics record
Year Round Position Pld W L SW SL Squad
China 2008 Did Not Qualify
United Kingdom 2012 Did Not Qualify
Brazil 2016 Not Yet
Japan 2020 Not Yet
Total 0 Titles 3/13

World Championship[change | change source]

France in the FIVB World Championship
Year Round Position Pld W L SW SL Squad
Czechoslovakia 1949 6th Place Squad
Soviet Union 1952 6th Place Squad
France 1956 7th Place Squad
Brazil 1960 9th Place Squad
Soviet Union 1962 Did Not Enter
Czechoslovakia 1966 18th Place Squad
Bulgaria 1970 17th Place Squad
Mexico 1974 16th Place Squad
Italy 1978 15th Place Squad
Argentina 1982 16th Place Squad
France 1986 6th Place Squad
Brazil 1990 8th Place Squad
Greece 1994 Did Not Qualify
Japan 1998
Argentina 2002 3rd Place Squad
Japan 2006 6th Place Squad
Italy 2010 11th Place Squad
Poland 2014 4th Place Squad
Total 0 Titles 15/18 ' ' ' ' '

European Championship[change | change source]

     Champions       Runners up       Third place       Fourth place