France at the 1960 Summer Paralympics

France competed at the inaugural Summer Paralympic Games in 1960 in Rome. France's six athletes competed in four sports: archery, athletics, dartchery and swimming. All of France's athletes obtained medals in every event they competed in.[1]

France at the
1960 Summer Paralympics
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IPC codeFRA
NPCFrench Paralympic and Sports Committee
Websitefrance-paralympique.fr
in Rome
Competitors6 in 4 sports
Medals
Ranked 9th
Gold
3
Silver
3
Bronze
1
Total
7
Summer Paralympics appearances (overview)
France at Rome 1960
Basket team

MedallistsEdit

Medal Name Sport Event
  Gold Trouverie Archery Men's Columbia round open
  Gold Barbier Athletics Men's club throw B
  Gold Jarrige Swimming Men's 25 metre crawl juniors incomplete class 2
  Silver Delapietra Archery Men's Columbia round open
  Silver Figoni Archery Men's St. Nicholas round open
  Silver Jarrige Swimming Men's 25 metre backstroke juniors incomplete class 2
  Bronze Bernabei & Trouverie Dartchery Mixed pairs open

ArcheryEdit

France entered three competitors in archery.

  • Trouverie and Delapietra (full names not recorded) competed in the Men's Columbia round open. Trouverie took the gold medal with 550 points. Delapietra took silver, although his score of 544 was equal to that of Britain's Hepple, who was awarded bronze.
  • In the Men's St. Nicholas round open, Figoni, for France, took silver with 648 points - behind Sutton of Australia, who scored 670, and ahead of Sones of the United States (636).[2]

AthleticsEdit

France's only entry in athletics was Barbier, who took gold in the Men's club throw (category B) with a throw of 38.24m.[3]

DartcheryEdit

Bernabei and Trouverie, France's representatives in dartchery, finished third in the Mixed pairs open and took bronze.[4]

SwimmingEdit

Jarrige was France's only entry in swimming, and competed in two events:

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ France at the 1960 Summer Paralympics, International Paralympic Committee
  2. ^ France at the 1960 Summer Paralympics, International Paralympic Committee
  3. ^ France at the 1960 Summer Paralympics, International Paralympic Committee
  4. ^ France at the 1960 Summer Paralympics, International Paralympic Committee
  5. ^ France at the 1960 Summer Paralympics, International Paralympic Committee

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