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France at the 1972 Summer Olympics

France competed at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, West Germany. 227 competitors, 197 men and 30 women, took part in 132 events in 18 sports.[1]

France at the
1972 Summer Olympics
Flag of France.svg
IOC codeFRA
NOCFrench National Olympic and Sports Committee
Websitewww.franceolympique.com (in French)
in Munich
Competitors227 (197 men and 30 women) in 18 sports
Flag bearer Jean-Claude Magnan
Medals
Ranked 17th
Gold
2
Silver
4
Bronze
7
Total
13
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

Contents

MedalistsEdit

GoldEdit

SilverEdit

BronzeEdit

ArcheryEdit

In the first modern archery competition at the Olympics, France entered three men and two women. Their highest placing competitor was Jacques Doyen, at 21st place in the men's competition.

Men's Individual Competition:

Women's Individual Competition:

AthleticsEdit

Men's 100 metres

Men's 800 metres

Men's 1500 metres

Men's 5,000 metres

Men's 4 × 100 m Relay

Men's High Jump

  • Bernard Gauthier
    • Qualifying Round — 2.15m
    • Final — 2.15m (→ 14th place)
  • Henry Elliott
    • Qualifying Round — 2.15m
    • Final — 2.10m (→ 15th place)

Men's Pole Vault

BoxingEdit

Men's Flyweight (– 51 kg)

Men's Light Middleweight (– 71 kg)

CanoeingEdit

CyclingEdit

DivingEdit

Men's 3m Springboard

Men's 10m Platform

Women's 3m Springboard

EquestrianEdit

FencingEdit

GymnasticsEdit

HockeyEdit

Men's Team Competition

JudoEdit

Modern pentathlonEdit

Three male pentathletes represented France in 1972.

Men's Individual Competition:

Men's Team Competition:

  • Giudicelli, M.Gueguen, and R.Gueguen – 14559 points (→ 7th place)

RowingEdit

Men's Coxed Pairs

SailingEdit

ShootingEdit

SwimmingEdit

Men's 100m Freestyle

Men's 200m Freestyle

Men's 4 × 100 m Freestyle Relay

Men's 4 × 200 m Freestyle Relay

WeightliftingEdit

WrestlingEdit

Water Skiing (demonstration sports)Edit

Men's Slalom:

Men's Figure Skiing:

Men's Jump:

  • Jean-Yves Parpette – 34.75 points (→ 8th place)

Women's Slalom:

Women's Figure Skiing:

  • Sylvie Maurial – 2560 points (→   Bronze Medal)

Women's Jump:

  • Sylvie Maurial – 27.40 points (→   Gold Medal)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "France at the 1972 Munich Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 17 October 2014. Retrieved 12 October 2014.