France at the 1992 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 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona
Competitors 339 (241 men and 98 women) in 25 sports
Flag bearer Jean-François Lamour
Medals
Rank: 9
Gold
8
Silver
5
Bronze
16
Total
29
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
Winter Games
Intercalated Games
1906

France competed at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, Spain. 339 competitors, 241 men and 98 women, took part in 196 events in 25 sports.[1]

Medalists[edit]

Gold medal.svg Gold[edit]

Silver medal.svg Silver[edit]

Bronze medal.svg Bronze[edit]

Archery[edit]

In France's fifth appearance in modern Olympic archery, the individual archers went 7-3 in head-to-head competition, buoyed by Sebastien Flute's 5-0 record as he advanced to the final and won the gold medal. It was the first medal the French had won in modern Olympic archery. Both teams won the first two rounds before being defeated in the semifinals. They also both lost their bronze medal matches.

Women's Individual Competition:

Men's Individual Competition:

Women's Team Competition:

  • Bonal, Hibon, and Gabillard — Bronze Medal Match → 4th place (2-2)

Men's Team Competition:

  • Flute, Felipe, and Taupin — Bronze Medal Match → 4th place (2-2)

Athletics[edit]

Men's 100 metres

Men's 200 metres

Men's 800 metres

Men's 5,000 metres

Men's 10,000 metres

Men's 4x400m Relay

Men's Marathon

Men's 400m Hurdles

  • Stéphane Diagana
    • Heat — 48.41
    • Semifinal — 48.28
    • Final — 48.13 (→ 4th place)

Men's 110m Hurdles

Men's 20 km Walk

Men's 50 km Walk

Men's Long Jump

  • Serge Helan
    • Qualification — 7.60 m (→ did not advance)

Men's Triple Jump

  • Pierre Camara
    • Qualification — 17.34 m
    • Final — 16.52 m (→ 11th place)
  • Serge Helan
    • Qualification — 16.47 m (→ did not advance)

Men's Hammer Throw


Women's 100 metres

Women's 200 metres

Women's 400 metres

Women's 800 metres

Women's 10.000 metres

Women's Marathon

Women's High Jump

Badminton[edit]

Boxing[edit]

Canoeing[edit]

Cycling[edit]

Women's Individual Road Race

Diving[edit]

Men's 3m Springboard

  • Philippe Duvernay
    • Preliminary Round — 310.14 points (→ did not advance, 29th place)

Men's 10m Platform

Equestrianism[edit]

Fencing[edit]

20 fencers, 15 men and 5 women represented France in 1992.

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

Gymnastics[edit]

Handball[edit]

Men's Team Competition[edit]

  • Preliminary Round (Group B)
    • France — Spain 18-16
    • France — Unified Team 22-23
    • France — Germany 23-20
    • France — Romania 26-20
    • France — Egypt 22-19
  • Semi Finals
    • France — Sweden 22-25
  • Bronze Medal Match
    • France — Iceland 24-20 (→ Bronze medal.svg Bronze Medal)

Judo[edit]

Modern pentathlon[edit]

Three male pentathletes represented France in 1992.

Individual
Team
  • Sébastien Deleigne
  • Joël Bouzou
  • Christophe Ruer

Rhythmic gymnastics[edit]

Rowing[edit]

Sailing[edit]

Men's Sailboard (Lechner A-390)

  • Franck David
    • Final Ranking — 70.7 points (→ Gold medal.svg Gold Medal)

Women's Sailboard (Lechner A-390)

  • Maud Herbert
    • Final Ranking — 78.0 points (→ 4th place)

Women's 470 Class

Shooting[edit]

Swimming[edit]

Men's 50 m Freestyle

Men's 100 m Freestyle

Men's 400 m Freestyle

Men's 1500 m Freestyle

Men's 100 m Backstroke

Men's 200 m Backstroke

Men's 100 m Breaststroke

Men's 200 m Breaststroke

Men's 100 m Butterfly

  • Bruno Gutzeit
    • Heat — 54.35
    • B-Final — 54.80 (→ 11th place)

Men's 100 m Butterfly

Men's 200 m Individual Medley

Men's 4x100 m Freestyle Relay

Men's 4x200 m Freestyle Relay

Men's 4x100 m Medley Relay


Women's 50 m Freestyle

  • Julie Blaise
    • Heat — 26.48 (→ did not advance, 17th place)

Women's 100 m Freestyle

Women's 200 m Freestyle

Women's 100 m Backstroke

  • Diane Lacombe
    • Heat — 1:06.31 (→ did not advance, 38th place)

Women's 100 m Breaststroke

  • Audrey Guerit
    • Heat — 1:13.98 (→ did not advance, 30th place)

Women's 200 m Breaststroke

  • Audrey Guerit
    • Heat — 2:32.33
    • B-Final — 2:32.10 (→ 11th place)

Women's 100 m Butterfly

Women's 200 m Butterfly

Women's 200 m Individual Medley

  • Céline Bonnet
    • Heat — 2:18.95
    • B-Final — 2:19.14 (→ 14th place)

Women's 400 m Individual Medley

Women's 4x100 m Freestyle Relay

Women's 4x100 m Medley Relay

Synchronized swimming[edit]

Table tennis[edit]

Tennis[edit]

Men's Singles Competition

Men's Doubles Competition

Volleyball[edit]

Men's Team Competition[edit]

Water polo[edit]

Men's Team Competition[edit]

  • Preliminary Round (Group A)
    • Tied with Germany (7-7)
    • Lost to Australia (5-8)
    • Lost to United States (7-11)
    • Defeated Czechoslovakia (14-6)
    • Lost to Unified Team (5-9)
  • Classification Matches
    • Lost to Greece (6-10)
    • Lost to the Netherlands (8-15) → 11th place

Weightlifting[edit]

First-heavyweight 90–100 kg

Wrestling[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "France at the 1992 Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2011-12-23.