France at the 1952 Summer Olympics

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]

France at the
1952 Summer Olympics
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IOC codeFRA
NOCFrench National Olympic and Sports Committee
Websitewww.franceolympique.com (in French)
in Helsinki
Competitors245 (214 men and 31 women) in 18 sports
Medals
Ranked 7th
Gold
6
Silver
6
Bronze
6
Total
18
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

MedalistsEdit

GoldEdit

SilverEdit

BronzeEdit

AthleticsEdit

BasketballEdit

Men's Team Competition

BoxingEdit

CanoeingEdit

CyclingEdit

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

DivingEdit

Men's 3m Springboard

Women's 10m Platform

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

EquestrianEdit

FencingEdit

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

FootballEdit

GymnasticsEdit

HockeyEdit

Modern pentathlonEdit

Three male pentathletes represented France in 1952.

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

RowingEdit

France had 17 male rowers participate in six out of seven rowing events in 1952.[2]

Men's single sculls
Men's double sculls
Men's coxless pair
Men's coxed pair
Men's coxless four
Men's coxed four

SailingEdit

ShootingEdit

Nine shooters represented France in 1952.

25 m pistol
50 m pistol
50 m rifle, three positions
50 m rifle, prone
100m running deer
Trap

SwimmingEdit

WeightliftingEdit

WrestlingEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "France at the 1952 Helsinki Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 13 November 2014. Retrieved 15 February 2015.
  2. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "France Rowing at the 1952 Helsinki Summer Games". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 10 March 2018.

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