France at the 1960 Summer 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 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome
Competitors 238 (210 men and 28 women) in 19 sports
Medals
Rank: 25
Gold
0
Silver
2
Bronze
3
Total
5
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France competed at the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome, Italy, and failed to win a single gold medal for the second time only (and, to date, the last) in the history of the modern Olympic Games. 238 competitors, 210 men and 28 women, took part in 120 events in 19 sports.[1]

Medalists[edit]

Med 2.png Silver[edit]

Med 3.png Bronze[edit]

Athletics[edit]

Basketball[edit]

Boxing[edit]

Canoeing[edit]

Cycling[edit]

14 male cyclists represented France in 1960.

Individual road race
Team time trial
Sprint
1000m time trial
Tandem
Team pursuit

Diving[edit]

Equestrianism[edit]

Fencing[edit]

21 fencers, 16 men and 5 women, represented France in 1960.

Men's foil
Men's team foil
Men's épée
Men's team épée
Men's sabre
Men's team sabre
Women's foil
Women's team foil

Football[edit]

Gymnastics[edit]

Hockey[edit]

Modern pentathlon[edit]

Three male pentathletes represented France in 1960.

Individual
Team
  • André Bernard
  • Christian Beauvalet
  • Étienne Jalenques

Rowing[edit]

Sailing[edit]

Shooting[edit]

Swimming[edit]

Water polo[edit]

Weightlifting[edit]

Wrestling[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "France at the 1960 Rome Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 1 August 2014. 

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