France at the 1956 Summer Olympics

France competed at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne, Australia and Stockholm, Sweden (equestrian events). 137 competitors, 119 men and 18 women, took part in 95 events in 15 sports.[1]

France at the
1956 Summer Olympics
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IOC codeFRA
NOCFrench National Olympic and Sports Committee
Websitewww.franceolympique.com (in French)
in Melbourne/Stockholm
Competitors137 (119 men and 18 women) in 15 sports
Medals
Ranked 11th
Gold
4
Silver
4
Bronze
6
Total
14
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

MedalistsEdit

GoldEdit

SilverEdit

BronzeEdit

AthleticsEdit

Men's 110m Hurdles

Men's Marathon

BasketballEdit

BoxingEdit

CanoeingEdit

CyclingEdit

Sprint
Time trial
Tandem
Team pursuit
Team time trial
Individual time trial

DivingEdit

Women's 10m Platform

FencingEdit

18 fencers, 15 men and 3 women, represented France in 1956.

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

GymnasticsEdit

Modern pentathlonEdit

One male pentathlete represented France in 1956.

Individual

RowingEdit

France had 13 male rowers participate in two out of seven rowing events in 1956.[2]

Men's coxless four
Men's eight

SailingEdit

ShootingEdit

Five shooters represented France in 1956.

25 m pistol
50 m pistol
50 m rifle, three positions
50 m rifle, prone
Trap

SwimmingEdit

WeightliftingEdit

WrestlingEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "France at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 2011-07-28. Retrieved 2010-10-16.
  2. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "France Rowing at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 28 February 2018.

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