France at the 2020 Summer Olympics

France is expected to compete at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo. Originally scheduled to take place from 24 July to 9 August 2020, the Games have been postponed to a date not later than summer 2021, because of the 2019–20 coronavirus pandemic.[1] French athletes have appeared in every Summer Olympic Games of the modern era, alongside Australia, Great Britain, and Greece. As Paris will host the 2024 Summer Olympics, France will be the penultimate nation to enter the stadium before the host country Japan. Additionally, a French segment is expected to be performed at the closing ceremony.

France at the
2020 Summer Olympics
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IOC codeFRA
NOCFrench National Olympic and Sports Committee
Websitewww.franceolympique.com (in French)
in Tokyo, Japan
Competitors219 in 21 sports
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

CompetitorsEdit

Sport Men Women Total
Athletics 24 8 32
Basketball 12 12 24
Boxing 2 0 2
Canoeing 6 8 14
Cycling 11 9 20
Diving 1 0 1
Equestrian TBD TBD 9
Fencing 6 6 12
Football 19 0 19
Gymnastics 4 5 9
Handball 0 14 14
Karate 1 0 1
Modern pentathlon 2 1 3
Rowing 4 4 8
Sailing 7 7 14
Shooting 4 5 9
Sport climbing 2 1 3
Surfing 2 1 3
Swimming 6 1 7
Table tennis 3 0 3
Volleyball 12 0 12
Total 128 82 219

AthleticsEdit

French athletes further achieved the entry standards, either by qualifying time or by world ranking, in the following track and field events (up to a maximum of three athletes in each event):[2][3]

On March 19, 2020, four marathon runners (Amdouni, Chahdi, Navarro, and Kipsang), along with race walkers Kévin Campion and three-time Olympian Yohann Diniz, became the first French track and field athletes to be officially selected to the Tokyo 2020 roster.[4]

Key
  • Note–Ranks given for track events are within the athlete's heat only
  • Q = Qualified for the next round
  • q = Qualified for the next round as a fastest loser or, in field events, by position without achieving the qualifying target
  • NR = National record
  • N/A = Round not applicable for the event
  • Bye = Athlete not required to compete in round

Track & road events
Men
Athlete Event Heat Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Pierre-Ambroise Bosse 800 m N/A
Morhad Amdouni Marathon N/A
Djilali Bedrani 3000 m steeplechase N/A
Wilhem Belocian 110 m hurdles N/A
Rabii Boukkana 1500 m N/A
Kévin Campion 20 km walk N/A
Hassan Chahdi Marathon N/A
Yohann Diniz 50 km walk N/A
Jeffrey John 200 m
Pascal Martinot-Lagarde 110 m hurdles N/A
Alexis Miellet 1500 m N/A
Nicolas Navarro Marathon N/A
Ludvy Vaillant 400 m hurdles N/A
Jimmy Vicaut 100 m Bye
Jimmy Vicaut
 
 
 
4 × 100 m relay N/A
 
 
 
 
4 × 400 m relay N/A
Women
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Clémence Calvin Marathon N/A
Susan Jeptoo Kipsang N/A
Solène Ndama 100 m hurdles
Carolle Zahi 200 m
Field events
Men
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Distance Position Distance Position
Quentin Bigot Hammer throw
Renaud Lavillenie Pole vault
Valentin Lavillenie
Women
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Distance Position Distance Position
Yanis David Long jump
Triple jump
Ninon Guillon-Romarin Pole vault
Mélina Robert-Michon Discus throw
Alexandra Tavernier Hammer throw

BasketballEdit

Summary
Team Event Group stage Quarterfinal Semifinal Final / BM
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
France men's Men's tournament







France women's Women's tournament







Men's tournamentEdit

France men's basketball team qualified for the Games by reaching the semifinal stage and securing an outright berth as one of two highest-ranked squads from Europe at the 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup in China.[5]

Team roster
  • Men's team event – 1 team of 12 players

Women's tournamentEdit

France women's basketball team qualified for the Olympics as one of three highest-ranked eligible squads at the Bourges meet of the 2020 FIBA Women's Olympic Qualifying Tournament.[6]

Team roster
  • Women's team event – 1 team of 12 players

BoxingEdit

France entered two male boxers into the Olympic tournament. 2019 world bronze medalist Billal Bennama (men's flyweight) and Samuel Kistohurry (men's featherweight) secured the spots on the French squad by winning the round of 16 match of their respective weight divisions at the 2020 European Qualification Tournament in London, United Kingdom.[7]

Athlete Event Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Billal Bennama Men's flyweight
Samuel Kistohurry Men's featherweight

CanoeingEdit

SlalomEdit

French canoeists qualified one boat for each of the following classes through the 2019 ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships in La Seu d'Urgell, Spain.[8]

Athlete Event Preliminary Semifinal Final
Run 1 Rank Run 2 Rank Best Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Men's C-1
Men's K-1
Women's C-1
Women's K-1

SprintEdit

French canoeists qualified a total of five boats in each of the following distances for the Games through the 2019 ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships in Szeged, Hungary.[9]

Men
Athlete Event Heats Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
K-1 200 m
C-1 1000 m
 
 
K-2 1000 m
Women
Athlete Event Heats Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
 
 
K-2 500 m
 
 
 
 
K-4 500 m N/A

Qualification Legend: FA = Qualify to final A (medal); FB = Qualify to final B (non-medal)

CyclingEdit

RoadEdit

France entered a squad of six riders (five men and one woman) to compete in their respective Olympic road races, by virtue of their top 50 national finish (for men) and top 22 (for women) in the UCI World Ranking.[10]

Athlete Event Time Rank
  Men's road race
Men's time trial
  Men's road race
 
 
 
  Women's road race
Women's time trial

TrackEdit

Following the completion of the 2020 UCI Track Cycling World Championships, French riders accumulated spots in the men's team sprint, women's team pursuit, men's and women's omnium and men's and women's madison. As a result of their place in the men's team sprint, France won its right to enter two riders in the men's sprint and keirin. Unable to earn a quota place in the women's team sprint, France entered at least one rider to compete in the women's sprint and keirin based on her final individual UCI Olympic rankings.

Sprint
Athlete Event Qualification Round 1 Repechage 1 Round 2 Repechage 2 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Time
Speed (km/h)
Rank Opposition
Time
Speed (km/h)
Opposition
Time
Speed (km/h)
Opposition
Time
Speed (km/h)
Opposition
Time
Speed (km/h)
Opposition
Time
Speed (km/h)
Opposition
Time
Speed (km/h)
Opposition
Time
Speed (km/h)
Rank
  Men's sprint  
 
   
 
  Women's sprint  
 
   
 
Team sprint
Athlete Event Qualification Semifinals Final
Time
Speed (km/h)
Rank Opposition
Time
Speed (km/h)
Rank Opposition
Time
Speed (km/h)
Rank
 
 
 
Men's team sprint  
 
Pursuit
Athlete Event Qualification Semifinals Final
Time Rank Opponent
Results
Rank Opponent
Results
Rank
 
 
 
 
Women's team pursuit
Keirin
Athlete Event 1st Round Repechage 2nd Round 3rd Round Final
Rank Rank Rank Rank Rank
  Men's keirin
 
  Women's keirin
 
Omnium
Athlete Event Scratch Race Tempo Race Elimination Race Points Race Total points Rank
Rank Points Rank Points Rank Points Rank Points
Men's omnium
Women's omnium
Madison
Athlete Event Points Laps Rank
 
 
Men's madison
 
 
Women's madison

Mountain bikingEdit

France entered one rider each to compete in the men's and women's cross-country race, respectively, by finishing in the elite top two at the 2019 UCI Mountain Bike World Championships in Mont-Sainte-Anne, Canada.

Athlete Event Time Rank
Men's cross-country
Women's cross-country

DivingEdit

France entered one diver into the Olympic competition by finishing in the top twelve of the men's platform at the 2019 FINA World Championships.

Athlete Event Preliminaries Semifinals Final
Points Rank Points Rank Points Rank
Benjamin Auffret Men's 10 m platform

EquestrianEdit

French equestrians qualified a full squad each in the team eventing and jumping competition, respectively, by virtue of a top-six finish at the 2018 FEI World Equestrian Games in Tryon, North Carolina, United States and a top-three finish at the 2019 FEI European Championships in Rotterdam, Netherlands.[11][12] Meanwhile, a composite squad of three dressage riders was formed and thereby added to the French roster by receiving a spare berth freed up by one of two nations (South Africa and Brazil), unable to fulfill the NOC Certificate of Capability, based on their individual results in the FEI Olympic rankings at the end of 2019 season.

DressageEdit

Athlete Horse Event Grand Prix Grand Prix Special Grand Prix Freestyle Overall
Score Rank Score Rank Technical Artistic Score Rank
    Individual N/A
   
   
 
 
 
See above Team N/A

Qualification Legend: Q = Qualifed for the final; q = Qualifed for the final as a lucky loser

EventingEdit

Athlete Horse Event Dressage Cross-country Jumping Total
Qualifier Final
Penalties Rank Penalties Total Rank Penalties Total Rank Penalties Total Rank Penalties Rank
    Individual
   
   
 
 
 
See above Team N/A

JumpingEdit

Athlete Horse Event Qualification Final Total
Penalties Rank Penalties Rank Penalties Rank
    Individual
   
   
 
 
 
See above Team

FencingEdit

French fencers qualified a full squad each in the men's and women's team foil, men's team épée and women's team sabre at the Games, by finishing among the top four nations in the FIE Olympic Team Rankings.[13][14][15]

Men
Athlete Event Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Final / BM
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
  Épée
 
 
 
 
 
Team épée N/A
  Foil
 
 
 
 
 
Team foil N/A
Women
Athlete Event Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Final / BM
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
  Foil
 
 
 
 
 
Team foil N/A
  Sabre
 
 
 
 
 
Team sabre N/A

FootballEdit

Summary

Key:

Team Event Group Stage Quarterfinal Semifinal Final / BM
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
France men's Men's tournament

Men's tournamentEdit

France men's football team qualified for the Games by advancing to the semifinal stage of the 2019 UEFA European Under-21 Championship in Italy, signifying the country's recurrence to the Olympic tournament after twenty-four years.[16]

Team roster
  • Men's team event – one team of 19 players

GymnasticsEdit

ArtisticEdit

France fielded a full squad of seven artistic gymnasts (three men and four women) into the Olympic competition, failing to send the men's all-around team for the first time since 1992. The women's squad topped the list of nine nations eligible for qualification in the team all-around to assure its Olympic berth at the 2019 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships in Stuttgart, Germany.[17] On the men's side, two-time Olympian Cyril Tommasone, his Rio 2016 teammate Samir Aït Saïd, and rookie Loris Fresca booked their spots in the individual all-around and apparatus events at the same tournament, with Tommasone finishing sixth in the pommel horse final and Aït Saïd capturing the bronze in the rings.[18]

Men
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Apparatus Total Rank Apparatus Total Rank
F PH R V PB HB F PH R V PB HB
Samir Aït Saïd Rings N/A N/A N/A N/A
Loris Frasca All-around
Cyril Tommasone Pommel horse N/A N/A N/A N/A
Women
Team
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Apparatus Total Rank Apparatus Total Rank
V UB BB F V UB BB F
  Team N/A
  N/A
  N/A
  N/A
Total

TrampolineEdit

France qualified one gymnast each for the men's and women's trampoline by finishing in the top eight, respectively, at the 2019 World Championships in Tokyo, Japan.[19]

Athlete Event Qualification Final
Score Rank Score Rank
Men's
Women's

HandballEdit

Women's tournamentEdit

French women's handball team qualified for the Olympics by winning the gold medal and securing an outright berth at the final match of the 2018 European Championships in Paris.[20][21]

Team roster
  • Women's team event – one team of 14 players

KarateEdit

France entered one karateka into the inaugural Olympic tournament. 2018 world champion Steven Da Costa qualified directly for the men's kumite 67-kg category by finishing among the top four karateka at the end of the combined WKF Olympic Rankings.[22][23]

Athlete Event Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Repechage Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Steven Da Costa Men's −67 kg

Modern pentathlonEdit

French athletes qualified for the following spots in the modern pentathlon at the Games. Rio 2016 Olympian Valentin Prades and rookie Marie Oteiza confirmed places in their respective events with a top-ten finish (second for Prades and sixth for Oteiza among those eligible for Olympic qualification) at the 2019 European Championships in Bath, England.[24][25] Less than a month later, Valentin Belaud was added to the French roster with a gold-medal victory at the 2019 UIPM World Championships in Budapest, Hungary.[26]

Athlete Event Fencing
(épée one touch)
Swimming
(200 m freestyle)
Riding
(show jumping)
Combined: shooting/running
(10 m air pistol)/(3200 m)
Total points Final rank
RR BR Rank MP points Time Rank MP points Penalties Rank MP points Time Rank MP Points
Valentin Belaud Men's
Valentin Prades
Marie Oteiza Women's

RowingEdit

France qualified four boats for each of the following rowing classes into the Olympic regatta, with the majority of crews confirming Olympic places for their boats at the 2019 FISA World Championships in Ottensheim, Austria.[27][28]

Men
Athlete Event Heats Repechage Semifinals Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
 
 
Pair
 
 
Double sculls
Women
Athlete Event Heats Repechage Semifinals Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
 
 
Double sculls
 
 
Lightweight double sculls

Qualification Legend: FA=Final A (medal); FB=Final B (non-medal); FC=Final C (non-medal); FD=Final D (non-medal); FE=Final E (non-medal); FF=Final F (non-medal); SA/B=Semifinals A/B; SC/D=Semifinals C/D; SE/F=Semifinals E/F; QF=Quarterfinals; R=Repechage

SailingEdit

French sailors qualified one boat in each of the following classes through the 2018 Sailing World Championships, the class-associated Worlds, and the continental regattas.[29][30] Additionally, they received an unused berth from Oceania to send the women's 49erFX crew to the Games based on the results at the 2019 World Championships.

At the end of the 2019 season, the French Sailing Federation selected the first five sailors to compete at the Enoshima regatta, including the reigning Olympic windsurfing champion Charline Picon (women's RS:X) and Rio 2016 bronze medalist Camille Lecointre (women's 470).[31][32] The 49er and Nacra 17 crews were named to the Olympic team on January 7, 2020, with New Caledonia native Thomas Goyard scoring a third-place finish at the Worlds two months later to lock the men's RS:X spot on the roster.[33][34] Laser Radial sailor Marie Bolou, with Jean-Baptiste Bernaz making his fourth Olympic trip in the Laser class, joined Goyard as part of the fifth batch of nominated French athletes on March 19, 2020.[4]

Men
Athlete Event Race Net points Final rank
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 M*
Thomas Goyard RS:X
Jean-Baptiste Bernaz Laser N/A
Jérémie Mion
Kevin Peponnet
470 N/A
Émile Amoros
Lucas Rual
49er
Women
Athlete Event Race Net points Final rank
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 M*
Charline Picon RS:X
Marie Bolou Laser Radial N/A
Camille Lecointre
Aloïse Retornaz
470 N/A
 
 
49erFX
Mixed
Athlete Event Race Net points Final rank
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 M*
Quentin Delapierre
Manon Audinet
Nacra 17

M = Medal race; EL = Eliminated – did not advance into the medal race

ShootingEdit

French shooters achieved quota places for the following events by virtue of their best finishes at the 2018 ISSF World Championships, the 2019 ISSF World Cup series, European Championships or Games, and European Qualifying Tournament, as long as they obtain a minimum qualifying score (MQS) by May 31, 2020.[35]

On March 19, 2020, the French National Olympic and Sports Committee announced the first six shooters to compete at the Games, including Rio 2016 silver and 2018 world bronze medalist Jean Quiquampoix in the men's rapid fire pistol.[4]

Men
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Points Rank Points Rank
Clément Bessaguet 25 m rapid fire pistol
Éric Delaunay Skeet
Jean Quiquampoix 25 m rapid fire pistol
  Skeet
Women
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Points Rank Points Rank
Lucie Anastassiou Skeet
Carole Cormenier Trap
Mathilde Lamolle 10 m air pistol
25 m pistol
  25 m pistol
  Trap

Sport climbingEdit

France entered three sport climbers into the Olympic tournament. Mickaël Mawem qualified directly for the men's combined event, by advancing to the final and securing one of the seven provisional berths at the 2019 IFSC World Championships in Hachioji, Japan.[36] Meanwhile, Mickäel's brother Bassa Mawem and Julia Chanourdie completed the French roster, by finishing in the top six of those eligible for qualification at the IFSC World Olympic Qualifying Event in Toulouse.[37][38]

Athlete Event Qualification Total Final Total
Speed Lead Bouldering Speed Lead Bouldering
Time Rank Points Rank Points Rank Points Rank Time Rank Points Rank Points Rank Points Rank
Bassa Mawem Men's
Mickaël Mawem
Julia Chanourdie Women's

SurfingEdit

France sent three surfers (two men and one woman) to compete in their respective shortboard races at the Games. Michel Bourez, Jérémy Florès, and Johanne Defay finished within the top ten (for men) and top eight (for women), respectively, of those eligible for qualification in the World Surf League rankings to secure their spots on the French roster for Tokyo 2020.[39]

Athlete Event Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Quarterfinal Semifinal Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Michel Bourez Men's shortboard
Jérémy Florès
Johanne Defay Women's shortboard

SwimmingEdit

French swimmers further achieved qualifying standards in the following events (up to a maximum of two swimmers in each event at the Olympic Qualifying Time (OQT), and potentially one at the Olympic Selection Time (OST)):[40][41] Swimmers must attain the federation's entry standards in finals at the 2020 French Elite Championships (April 14 to 19) in Chartres to assure their selection to the Olympic team.

Men
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
David Aubry 10 km open water N/A
Marc-Antoine Olivier N/A
 
 
 
 
4 × 100 m freestyle relay N/A
Women
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Lara Grangeon 10 km open water N/A

Table tennisEdit

France entered three athletes into the table tennis competition at the Games. The men's team secured a berth by advancing to the quarterfinal round of the 2020 World Olympic Qualification Event in Gondomar, Portugal, permitting a maximum of two starters to compete in the men's singles tournament.[42]

Athlete Event Preliminary Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
  Men's singles
 
 
 
 
Men's team N/A

VolleyballEdit

IndoorEdit

Men's tournamentEdit

France men's volleyball team qualified for the Olympics by winning the final match and securing an outright berth at the European Olympic Qualification Tournament in Berlin, Germany.[43]

Team roster
  • Men's team event – 1 team of 12 players
Group play
Pos Team Pld W L Pts SW SL SR SPW SPL SPR Qualification
1   Brazil 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Quarterfinals
2   United States 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3   Russia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4   Argentina 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5   France 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6   Tunisia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Updated to match(es) played on 31 January 2020. Source: FIVB
Rules for classification: Tiebreakers


TBD

v
United States   v   France Ariake Arena, Tokyo

TBD

v
France   v   Tunisia Ariake Arena, Tokyo

TBD

v
Argentina   v   France Ariake Arena, Tokyo

TBD

v
Russia   v   France Ariake Arena, Tokyo

TBD

v
Brazil   v   France Ariake Arena, Tokyo

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