France at the 1984 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 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles
Competitors 238 (189 men and 49 women) in 21 sports
Flag bearer Angelo Parisi
Medals
Rank: 12
Gold
5
Silver
7
Bronze
16
Total
28
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
Winter Games
Intercalated Games
1906

France competed at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, United States. 238 competitors, 189 men and 49 women, took part in 139 events in 21 sports.[1]

Medalists[edit]

Gold medal.svg Gold[edit]

Silver medal.svg Silver[edit]

Bronze medal.svg Bronze[edit]

Archery[edit]

After not competing in archery in 1980, France returned to the sport in 1984 with two male competitors.

Men's Individual Competition:

Athletics[edit]

Men's Competition

Men's 400 metres

  • Aldo Canti
    • Heat — 46.14
    • Quarterfinals — 45.64
    • Semifinals — 45.59 (→ did not advance)

Men's Marathon

Men's High Jump

  • Franck Verzy
    • Qualification — 2.15m (→ did not advance)

Men's Javelin Throw

Men's Pole Vault

  • Pierre Quinon
    • Qualifying Round — 5.35m
    • Final — 5.75m (→ Med 1.png Gold Medal)
  • Thierry Vigneron
    • Qualifying Round — 5.40m
    • Final — 5.60m (→ Med 3.png Bronze Medal)
  • Serge Ferreira
    • Qualifying Round — 5.30m
    • Final — no mark (→ no ranking)

Men's Hammer Throw

  • Walter Ciofani
    • Qualification — 73.10m
    • Final — 73.46m (→ 7th place)

Men's Decathlon

Men's 20 km Walk

Men's 50 km Walk

Women's Competition

Women's 3.000 metres

Women's High Jump

Women's Heptathlon

Basketball[edit]

Men's Team Competition
  • Preliminary Round (Group B)
    • Lost to Uruguay (87-91)
    • Lost to PR China (83-85)
    • Lost to Spain (82-97)
    • Lost to United States (62-120)
    • Lost to Canada (69-96)
  • Classification Matches
    • 9th/12th place: Lost to Brazil (86-100)
    • 11th/12th place: Defeated Egypt (102-78) → Eleventh place

Boxing[edit]

Men's Bantamweight (– 54 kg)

Men's Middleweight (– 75 kg)

Canoeing[edit]

Cycling[edit]

Women's Individual Road Race

Diving[edit]

Equestrianism[edit]

Fencing[edit]

20 fencers, 15 men and 5 women, represented France in 1984.

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]

Men's Team Competition
  • Preliminary Round (Group A)
  • Quarterfinal
  • Semifinal
  • Final

Gymnastics[edit]

Judo[edit]

Modern pentathlon[edit]

Three male pentathletes represented France in 1984. They won bronze in the team event.

Individual
Team
  • Paul Four
  • Didier Boubé
  • Joël Bouzou

Rhythmic gymnastics[edit]

Rowing[edit]

Sailing[edit]

Shooting[edit]

Swimming[edit]

Men's 100m Freestyle

Men's 400m Freestyle

  • Franck Iacono
    • Heat — 3:55.07
    • Final — 3:54.58 (→ 5th place)

Men's 1500m Freestyle

  • Franck Iacono
    • Heat — 15:27.27
    • Final — 15:26.96 (→ 5th place)

Men's 100m Backstroke

Men's 200m Backstroke

Men's 200m Breaststroke

  • Thierry Pata
    • Heat — 2:20.14
    • B-Final — 2:20.05 (→ 10th place)

Men's 4x100m Freestyle Relay

Men's 4x200m Freestyle Relay

Men's 4x100m Medley Relay


Women's 100m Freestyle

  • Sophie Kamoun
    • Heat — 57.49
    • B-Final — 57.81 (→ 13th place)

Women's 200m Freestyle

Women's 800m Freestyle

Women's 200m Individual Medley

Women's 4x100m Freestyle Relay

Synchronized swimming[edit]

Weightlifting[edit]

Wrestling[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "France at the 1984 Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2011-04-29.