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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.[2] France is the leading nation in terms of EuroBasket Women qualifications. (Alongside Italy)

 France
FIBA ranking4 Decrease 1 (1 October 2018)[1]
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
Appearances33
MedalsGold medal europe.svg Gold: (2001, 2009)
Silver medal europe.svg Silver: (1970, 1993, 1999, 2013, 2015, 2017, 2019)
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   6 5 1
   2021 Qualified as co-host Qualified as co-host
Total 228 125 103 59 43 16

TeamEdit

Current rosterEdit

Roster for the FIBA Women's EuroBasket 2019.[3][4]

France women's national basketball team roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Name Age – Date of birth Height Club Ctr.
PG 0 Époupa, Olivia 25 – (1994-04-30)30 April 1994 1.64 m (5 ft 5 in) Beşiktaş  
SG 3 Bankole, Ornella 21 – (1997-09-17)17 September 1997 1.81 m (5 ft 11 in) Basket Lattes  
PG 4 Fauthoux, Marine 18 – (2001-01-23)23 January 2001 1.76 m (5 ft 9 in) Tarbes GB  
PF 5 Miyem, Endéné 31 – (1988-05-15)15 May 1988 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) Basket Lattes  
PF 6 Chartereau, Alexia 20 – (1998-09-05)5 September 1998 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) Bourges  
C 7 Gruda, Sandrine 32 – (1987-06-25)25 June 1987 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) PF Schio  
SF 11 Ayayi, Valériane 25 – (1994-04-29)29 April 1994 1.84 m (6 ft 0 in) USK Praha  
C 12 Rupert, Iliana 17 – (2001-07-12)12 July 2001 1.94 m (6 ft 4 in) Bourges  
SG 14 Hartley, Bria 26 – (1992-09-30)30 September 1992 1.76 m (5 ft 9 in) Fenerbahçe  
SG 17 Johannès, Marine 24 – (1995-01-21)21 January 1995 1.77 m (5 ft 10 in) Bourges  
C 21 Badiane, Marième 24 – (1994-11-24)24 November 1994 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) ASVEL  
G 88 Chevaugeon, Sara 26 – (1993-02-12)12 February 1993 1.77 m (5 ft 10 in) Flammes Carolo  
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)
Legend
  • Club – describes last
    club before the tournament
  • Age – describes age
    on 27 June 2019

Notable playersEdit

Successive coachesEdit

Media coverageEdit

France's matches are currently broadcast by Canal+.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "FIBA Ranking Presented by Nike". FIBA. 1 October 2018. Retrieved 1 October 2018.
  2. ^ SPORT, RMC. "Euro : dix choses à savoir sur les Braqueuses". RMC SPORT (in French). Retrieved 17 September 2017.
  3. ^ "Les 12 joueuses retenues pour l'Euro 2019". ffbb.com. 16 June 2019.
  4. ^ FIBA Women's EuroBasket 2019 roster

External linksEdit

  Media related to France women's national basketball team at Wikimedia Commons