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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 ranking 3 Increase1
FIBA zone FIBA Europe
National federation FFBB
Coach Valérie Garnier
Nickname(s) Les Braqueuses
Olympic Games
Appearances 3
Medals Silver medal.svg Silver: (2012)
Women's World Cup
Appearances 10
Medals Bronze medal world centered-2.svg Bronze: (1953)
FIBA EuroBasket Women
Appearances 31
Medals Gold 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 Q
Total 73 37 36

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 EuroBasket Women 2017.[2]

France women's national basketball team roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Name Age – Date of birth Height Club Ctr.
SG 0 Époupa, Olivia 23 – (1994-04-30)30 April 1994 1.64 m (5 ft 5 in) ESB Villeneuve-d'Ascq  
C 5 Miyem, Endéné 29 – (1988-05-15)15 May 1988 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) PF Schio  
C 8 Ciak, Héléna 27 – (1989-12-15)15 December 1989 1.97 m (6 ft 6 in) Dynamo Kursk  
PG 9 Dumerc, Céline 34 – (1982-07-09)9 July 1982 1.69 m (5 ft 7 in) Basket Landes  
F 10 Michel, Sarah 28 – (1989-01-10)10 January 1989 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) Basket Lattes  
SF 11 Ayayi, Valériane 23 – (1994-04-29)29 April 1994 1.84 m (6 ft 0 in) ESB Villeneuve-d'Ascq  
G 12 Skrela, Gaëlle 34 – (1983-01-24)24 January 1983 1.77 m (5 ft 10 in) Basket Lattes  
SF 16 Minte, Hhadydia 26 – (1991-03-16)16 March 1991 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in) Flammes Carolo basket  
SG 17 Johannès, Marine 22 – (1995-01-21)21 January 1995 1.77 m (5 ft 10 in) CJM Bourges Basket  
C 18 Chartereau, Alexia 18 – (1998-09-05)5 September 1998 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) CJM Bourges Basket  
C 25 Amant, Marielle 27 – (1989-12-09)9 December 1989 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) ESB Villeneuve-d'Ascq  
PF 93 Tchatchouang, Diandra 26 – (1991-06-14)14 June 1991 1.89 m (6 ft 2 in) CJM Bourges Basket  
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)
Legend
  • Club – describes last
    club before the tournament
  • Age – describes age
    on 16 June 2017

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 2017-09-17. 
  2. ^ EuroBasket 2017 roster

External linksEdit