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France women's national basketball team

The France women's national basketball team is administrated by the Fédération Française de Basket-Ball (French Federation). The team's nickname Les Braqueuses ("the robbers") originated from their unexpected triumph in the 2009 Eurobasket.[1] France is the leading nation in terms of EuroBasket Women qualifications. (Alongside Italy)

 France
FIBA ranking3 Steady
FIBA zoneFIBA Europe
National federationFFBB
CoachValérie Garnier
Nickname(s)Les Braqueuses
Olympic Games
Appearances3
MedalsSilver medal.svg Silver: (2012)
Women's World Cup
Appearances10
MedalsBronze medal world centered-2.svg Bronze: (1953)
FIBA EuroBasket Women
Appearances31
MedalsGold medal europe.svg Gold: (2001, 2009)
Silver medal europe.svg Silver: (1970, 1993, 1999, 2013, 2015, 2017)
Bronze medal europe.svg Bronze: (2011)
Uniforms
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Home jersey
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Team colours
Home
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Away jersey
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Team colours
Away


Contents

Tournament recordEdit

Olympic GamesEdit

Olympic Games Pre-Olympic
Year Position Pld W L Pld W L
  1976 Did not qualify 3 1 2
  1980 8 3 5
  1984
  1988 5 3 2
  1992
  1996
  2000 5th 7 5 2
  2004 Did not qualify
  2008
  2012   8 7 1 3 3 0
  2016 4th 8 4 4 3 3 0
  2020 TBD
Total 23 16 7 22 13 9

FIBA Women's Basketball World CupEdit

World Cup
Year Position Pld W L
  1953   6 4 2
  1957 Did not qualify
  1959
  1964 10th 8 3 5
  1967 Did not qualify
  1971 6th 9 3 6
  1975 Did not qualify
  1979 7th 8 2 6
  1983 Did not qualify
  1986
  1990
  1994 9th 8 6 2
  1998 Did not qualify
  2002 8th 9 4 5
  2006 5th 9 5 4
  2010 6th 9 6 3
  2014 7th 7 4 3
  2018 5th 7 5 2
Total 80 42 38

EuroBasket WomenEdit

EuroBasket Qualification
Year Position Pld W L Pld W L
  1938 4th 4 1 3
  1950 4th 7 4 3
  1952 7th 5 3 2
  1954 6th 8 2 6
  1956 7th 8 4 4
  1958 6th 7 1 6
  1960 Did not qualify
  1962 8th 5 1 4 7 5 2
  1964 10th 5 0 5
  1966 11th 7 2 5
  1968 11th 8 2 6 3 2 1
  1970   7 5 2
  1972 4th 8 5 3
  1974 7th 8 3 5
  1976 4th 6 3 3
  1978 4th 8 5 3
  1980 11th 7 3 4
  1981 Did not qualify
  1983 4 3 1
  1985 8th 7 3 4
  1987 8th 7 2 5
  1989 8th 5 1 4 5 3 2
  1991 Did not qualify 5 1 4
  1993   5 3 2 5 4 1
  1995 11th 6 2 4
  1997 Did not qualify 5 3 2
  1999   8 6 2 5 4 1
  2001   8 8 0
  2003 5th 8 5 3
  2005 5th 8 6 2 6 5 1
  2007 8th 9 4 5
  2009   9 9 0 8 7 1
  2011   9 6 3
  2013   9 8 1
   2015   10 8 2
  2017   6 5 1 6 6 0
   2019
Total 222 120 102 59 43 16

TeamEdit

Current rosterEdit

Roster for the 2018 FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup.[2]


France women's national basketball team – 2018 FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Name Age – Date of birth Height Club Ctr.
G 0 Époupa, Olivia 24 – (1994-04-30)30 April 1994 1.64 m (5 ft 5 in) Galatasaray  
F 5 Miyem, Endéné 30 – (1988-05-15)15 May 1988 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) Minnesota Lynx  
C 7 Gruda, Sandrine 31 – (1987-06-25)25 June 1987 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) Yakın Doğu Üniversitesi  
C 8 Ciak, Héléna 28 – (1989-12-15)15 December 1989 1.97 m (6 ft 6 in) Dynamo Kursk  
F 10 Michel, Sarah 29 – (1989-01-10)10 January 1989 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) Bourges  
F 11 Ayayi, Valériane 24 – (1994-04-29)29 April 1994 1.84 m (6 ft 0 in) Bourges  
C 12 Chartereau, Alexia 20 – (1998-09-05)5 September 1998 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) Bourges  
G 17 Johannès, Marine 23 – (1995-01-21)21 January 1995 1.77 m (5 ft 10 in) Bourges  
F 21 Badiane, Marième 23 – (1994-11-24)24 November 1994 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) ASVEL  
G 39 Duchet, Alix 20 – (1997-12-30)30 December 1997 1.63 m (5 ft 4 in) Cavigal Nice  
G 47 Bernies, Romane 25 – (1993-06-27)27 June 1993 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in) Montpellier  
F 93 Tchatchouang, Diandra 27 – (1991-06-14)14 June 1991 1.89 m (6 ft 2 in) Bourges  
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)
Legend
  • Club – describes last
    club before the tournament
  • Age – describes age
    on 22 September 2018

Notable playersEdit

Successive coachesEdit

Media coverageEdit

France's matches are currently broadcast by Canal+.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ SPORT, RMC. "Euro : dix choses à savoir sur les Braqueuses". RMC SPORT (in French). Retrieved 17 September 2017.
  2. ^ 2018 FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup roster

External linksEdit