France at the 1956 Winter Olympics

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France at the Olympic Games

Flag of France
IOC code  FRA
NOC French National Olympic and Sport Committee
Website www.franceolympique.com (French)
At the 1956 Winter Olympics in Cortina d'Ampezzo
Competitors 32 (25 men, 7 women) in 6 sports
Flag bearer James Couttet[citation needed]
Medals Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
0
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
Winter Games
Intercalated Games
1906

France competed at the 1956 Winter Olympics in Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy.

Alpine skiing[edit]

Men
Athlete Event Race 1 Race 2 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
André Simond Downhill DSQ
Adrien Duvillard DSQ
René Collet DSQ
Charles Bozon 3:01.9 8
Gérard Pasquier Giant Slalom 3:25.6 30
François Bonlieu 3:11.8 9
Charles Bozon 3:08.4 5
Adrien Duvillard 3:07.9 4
Charles Bozon Slalom 1:32.3 10 1:53.9 7 3:26.2 7
Bernard Perret 1:31.7 8 1:54.6 9 3:26.3 8
Gérard Pasquier 1:31.0 7 1:53.6 4 3:24.6 6
Adrien Duvillard 1:27.5 2 2:51.4 (+0:10) 54 4:18.9 38
Women
Athlete Event Race 1 Race 2 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Edith Bonlieu Downhill DNF
Madeleine Front 1:53.6 24
Marysette Agnel 1:52.4 21
Josette Nevière 1:49.2 8
Paule Moris Giant Slalom 2:02.5 18
Madeleine Front 2:02.3 14
Josette Nevière 2:00.8 10
Marysette Agnel 1:59.4 8
Muriel Lip Slalom DSQ DSQ
Paule Moris 1:13.9 28 1:01.7 16 2:15.6 18
Josette Nevière 1:00.3 13 58.0 3 1:58.3 8
Marysette Agnel 58.2 6 1:00.6 13 1:58.8 9

Bobsleigh[edit]

Sled Athletes Event Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Run 4 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
FRA-1 André Robin
Lucien Grosso
Two-man DNF DNF
FRA-2 André Donnert
Serge Giacchini
Two-man 1:27.41 19 1:26.83 17 1:27.41 18 DNF DNF
Sled Athletes Event Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Run 4 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
FRA-1 André Robin
Pierre Bouvier
Jacques Panciroli
Lucien Grosso
Four-man 1:20.00 13 1:21.25 19 1:20.95 13 1:21.63 17 5:23.83 18

Cross-country skiing[edit]

Men
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
15 km Victor Arbez 57:38 52
Paul Romand 57:11 50
Benoît Carrara 53:41 22
Jean Mermet 53:40 20
30 km Charles Binaux DSQ
Paul Romand 1'59:02 35
René Mandrillon 1'52:18 22
Men's 4 x 10 km relay
Athletes Race
Time Rank
Victor Arbez
René Mandrillon
Benoît Carrara
Jean Mermet
2'24:06 6

Figure skating[edit]

Men
Athlete CF FS Points Places Rank
Alain Calmat 8 9 148.35 77 9
Alain Giletti 4 4 159.63 37 4
Women
Athlete CF FS Points Places Rank
Maryvonne Huet 17 19 138.30 194 17

Ski jumping pictogram.svg Ski jumping[edit]

Athlete Event Jump 1 Jump 2 Total
Distance Points Rank Distance Points Rank Points Rank
Régis Robert Rey Normal hill 65.0 82.0 49 65.0 82.0 46 164.0 48
André Monnier 67.5 82.5 48 66.0 85.0 43 167.5 46
Richard Rabasa 66.0 84.5 45 66.0 83.0 44 167.5 46

Speed skating[edit]

Men
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
500 m Raymond Gilloz 43.2 25
1500 m Raymond Gilloz 2:17.7 34
5000 m Raymond Gilloz 8:32.5 35

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