France at the 1956 Summer Olympics
|France at the|
1956 Summer Olympics
|NOC||French National Olympic and Sports Committee|
|Competitors||137 (119 men and 18 women) in 15 sports|
|Summer Olympics appearances (overview)|
|Other related appearances|
|1906 Intercalated Games|
- Alain Mimoun — Athletics, Men's Marathon
- Michel Rousseau — Cycling, Men's 1000m Sprint (Scratch)
- Arnaud Geyre, Maurice Moucheraud, and Michel Vermeulin — Cycling, Men's Team Road Race
- Christian d'Oriola — Fencing, Men's Foil Individual
- Georges Dransart and Marcel Renaud — Canoeing, Men's C2 10,000m Canadian Pairs
- René Bianchi, Jean Graczyk, Jean-Claude Lecante, and Michel Vermeulin — Cycling, Men's 4000m Team Pursuit
- Arnaud Geyre — Cycling, Men's Individual Road Race
- Bernard Baudoux, Roger Closset, René Coicaud, Christian d'Oriola, Jacques Lataste, and Claude Netter — Fencing, Men's Foil Team
- René Libeer — Boxing, Men's Flyweight
- Gilbert Chapron — Boxing, Men's Middleweight
- Daniel Dagallier, Yves Dreyfus, Armand Mouyal, Claude Nigon, and René Queyroux — Fencing, Men's Épée Team
- Renée Garilhe — Fencing, Women's Foil Individual
- Yves Delacour, Guy Guillabert, René Guissart, and Gaston Mercier — Rowing, Men's Coxless Fours
- Jean Debuf — Weightlifting, Men's Middle Heavyweight
Men's 110m Hurdles
- Jean-Claude Bernard
- Heat — 14.7s
- Semifinals — 14.6s (→ did not advance)
- Edmond Roudnitska
- Heat — 14.3s
- Semifinals — 14.9s (→ did not advance)
- Alain Mimoun — 2:25:00 (→ Gold Medal)
- Michel Rousseau — Gold Medal
- Renzo Colzi — 1:15.1 (→ 16th place)
Women's 10m Platform
- Nicolle Darrigrand-Pellissard
- Preliminary Round — 50.02
- Final — 78.80 (→ 4th place)
18 fencers, 15 men and 3 women, represented France in 1956.
One male pentathlete represented France in 1956.
Five shooters represented France in 1956.
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