France at the 1976 Winter Olympics

France had athletes compete in the 1976 Winter Olympics in Innsbruck, Austria.

France at the
1976 Winter Olympics
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IOC codeFRA
NOCFrench National Olympic and Sports Committee
Websitewww.franceolympique.com (in French)
in Innsbruck
Competitors35 (29 men, 6 women) in 8 sports
Flag bearerDanièle Debernard, Alpine Skiing
Medals
Ranked 16th
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
1
Total
1
Winter Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

MedalistsEdit

Medal Name Sport Event
  Bronze Danièle Debernard Alpine skiing Women's giant slalom

Alpine skiingEdit

Men
Athlete Event Race 1 Race 2 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Patrice Pellat-Finet Downhill 1:48.34 16
Philippe Hardy Giant Slalom 1:51.20 34 1:49.23 26 3:40.43 27
Philippe Barroso 1:50.23 31 1:48.26 22 3:38.49 25
Claude Perrot 1:49.48 28 1:53.36 31 3:42.84 29
Alain Navillod 1:47.15 11 1:47.18 17 3:34.33 15
Claude Perrot Slalom DNF DNF
Philippe Hardy DNF DNF
Roland Roche 1:03.53 19 1:06.78 15 2:10.31 15
Gérard Bonnevie 1:03.51 18 DNF DNF
Women
Athlete Event Race 1 Race 2 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Fabienne Serrat Downhill 1:51.34 21
Michèle Jacot 1:49.98 17
Jacqueline Rouvier 1:48.58 6
Danièle Debernard 1:48.48 5
Michèle Jacot Giant Slalom 1:31.44 13
Patricia Emonet 1:31.21 11
Jacqueline Rouvier 1:30.79 10
Danièle Debernard 1:29.95  
Fabienne Serrat Slalom DNF DNF
Michèle Jacot 50.00 18 DNF DNF
Patricia Emonet 47.47 5 DNF DNF
Danièle Debernard 46.86 3 45.38 5 1:32.24 4

BiathlonEdit

Men
Event Athlete Time Penalties Adjusted time 1 Rank
20 km Aimé Gruet-Masson 1'18:35.81 9 1'27:35.81 42
Jean-Claude Viry 1'18:09.51 7 1'25:09.51 33
René Arpin 1'13:50.92 9 1'22:50.92 22
1 One minute added per close miss (a hit in the outer ring), two minutes added per complete miss.
Men's 4 x 7.5 km relay
Athletes Race
Misses 2 Time Rank
René Arpin
Yvon Mougel
Marius Falguy
Jean-Claude Viry
5 2'07:34.42 7
2 A penalty loop of 200 metres had to be skied per missed target.

BobsleighEdit

Sled Athletes Event Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Run 4 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
FRA-1 Gérard Christaud-Pipola
Michel Lemarchand
Two-man 57.43 12 57.73 16 57.78 14 58.08 18 3:51.02 15
FRA-2 Alain Roy
Serge Hissung
Two-man 57.58 14 57.43 11 57.58 11 57.95 15 3:50.54 13
Sled Athletes Event Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Run 4 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
FRA-1 Gérard Christaud-Pipola
Alain Roy
André Belle
Serge Hissung
Four-man 55.75 11 55.66 9 56.43 10 57.06 10 3:44.90 10

Cross-country skiingEdit

Men
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
15 km Gérard Verguet 50:29.28 62
Roland Jeannerod 50:18.27 61
Daniel Drezet 48:56.97 51
Jean-Paul Pierrat 46:35.64 18
30 km Michel Thierry 1'44:25.33 61
Pierre Salvi 1'41:06.69 54
Yves Blondeau 1'38:20.86 43
Jean-Paul Vandel 1'37:11.67 37
50 km Roland Jeannerod DNF
Pierre Salvi DNF
Jean-Paul Vandel 2'47:45.20 29
Jean-Paul Pierrat 2'44:03.31 11
Men's 4 × 10 km relay
Athletes Race
Time Rank
Daniel Drezet
Jean-Paul Vandel
Yves Blondeau
Jean-Paul Pierrat
2'13:05.26 11

Figure skatingEdit

Men
Athlete CF SP FS Points Places Rank
Jean-Christophe Simond 18 16 15 159.44 137 15

LugeEdit

Women
Athlete Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Run 4 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Marie-Thérèse Bonnet 44.947 17 44.966 17 44.888 19 45.009 18 2:59.810 17

Nordic combinedEdit

Events:

  • normal hill ski jumping (Three jumps, best two counted and shown here.)
  • 15 km cross-country skiing
Athlete Event Ski Jumping Cross-country Total
Distance 1 Distance 2 Points Rank Time Points Rank Points Rank
Jacques Gaillard Individual 71.0 72.0 181.0 27 52:08.87 182.90 24 363.90 25

Speed skatingEdit

Men
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
500 m Emmanuel Michon 40.91 19
1000 m Richard Tourne 1:26.75 27
Emmanuel Michon 1:22.99 17
1500 m Richard Tourne 2:06.43 20

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