France at the 2006 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 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin
Competitors 82 (50 men, 32 women) in 10 sports
Flag bearer Bruno Mingeon (opening)
Carole Montillet-Carles (closing)[1][2]
Medals
Rank: 10
Gold
3
Silver
2
Bronze
4
Total
9
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
Winter Games
Intercalated Games
1906

France competed at the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin, Italy. France is represented by the National Olympic Committee of France (French: Comité national olympique et sportif français).

Medalists[edit]

Medal Name Sport Event Date
 Gold Deneriaz, AntoineAntoine Dénériaz Alpine skiing Men's downhill 12 February
 Gold Baverel-Robert, FlorenceFlorence Baverel-Robert Biathlon Women's sprint 16 February
 Gold Defrasne, VincentVincent Defrasne Biathlon Men's pursuit 18 February
 Silver Chenal, JoelJoël Chenal Alpine skiing Men's giant slalom 20 February
 Silver Darragon, RoddyRoddy Darragon Cross-country skiing Men's sprint 22 February
 Bronze Laoura, SandraSandra Laoura Freestyle skiing Women's moguls 11 February
 Bronze Le Rue, Paul-HenriPaul-Henri de Le Rue Snowboarding Men's snowboard cross 16 February
 Bronze Robert, JulienJulien Robert
Vincent Defrasne
Ferréol Cannard
Raphaël Poirée
Biathlon Men's relay 21 February
 Bronze Peretto, DelphyneDelphyne Peretto
Florence Baverel-Robert
Sylvie Becaert
Sandrine Bailly
Biathlon Women's relay 23 February

Alpine skiing pictogram.svg Alpine skiing[edit]

Men
Athlete Event Final
Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Total Rank
Yannick Bertrand Downhill n/a 1:51.37 24
Super-G n/a 1:32.21 24
Pierrick Bourgeat Slalom 54.45 51.03 n/a 1:45.48 11
Combined 1:41.35 45.56 44.38 3:11.29 8
Raphaël Burtin Giant slalom 1:20.70 1:20.29 n/a 2:40.99 21
Joël Chenal Giant slalom 1:16.80 1:18.27 n/a 2:35.07 Silver medal icon.svg
Pierre-Emmanuel Dalcin Downhill n/a 1:50.35 11
Super-G Did not finish
Antoine Dénériaz Downhill n/a 1:48.80 Gold medal icon.svg
Super-G n/a 1:31.49 11
Thomas Fanara Giant slalom Did not finish
Jean-Baptiste Grange Slalom 54.84 Did not finish
Combined 1:44.05 44.63 43.83 3:12.51 13
Gauthier de Tessières Super-G n/a 1:34.94 39
Giant slalom Did not finish
Stéphane Tissot Slalom Did not finish
Jean-Pierre Vidal Slalom Did not start
Women
Athlete Event Final
Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Total Rank
Anne-Sophie Barthet Slalom 46.28 50.38 n/a 1:36.66 24
Combined Did not finish
Ingrid Jacquemod Downhill n/a 1:58.46 16
Super-G n/a 1:35.28 32
Giant slalom 1:02.56 1:11.49 n/a 2:14.05 21
Florine de Leymarie Slalom 43.40 47.99 n/a 1:31.39 11
Marie Marchand-Arvier Downhill n/a 1:31.45 15
Super-G n/a 1:34.82 25
Combined 41.04 44.62 n/a 1:31.45 15
Carole Montillet-Carles Downhill n/a 2:01.03 28
Super-G n/a 1:33.31 5
Laure Pequegnot Slalom Disqualified
Vanessa Vidal Slalom 44.49 48.48 n/a 1:32.97 26

Note: In the men's combined, run 1 is the downhill, and runs 2 and 3 are the slalom. In the women's combined, run 1 and 2 are the slalom, and run 3 the downhill.

Biathlon pictogram.svg Biathlon[edit]

Men
Athlete Event Final
Time Misses Rank
Ferréol Cannard Sprint 28:19.7 1 32
Pursuit 40:07.71 6 40
Vincent Defrasne Sprint 26:54.2 1 4
Pursuit 35:20.2 3 Gold medal icon.svg
Mass start 48:20.7 4 11
Individual 59:16.1 6 34
Simon Fourcade Individual 59:01.7 3 31
Raphaël Poirée Sprint 27:19.0 1 8
Pursuit Did not finish
Mass start 48:24.9 2 12
Individual 57:21.1 3 20
Julien Robert Sprint 27:54.1 0 18
Pursuit 37:15.95 1 10
Mass start 48:51.8 2 16
Individual 55:59.4 0 6
Julien Robert
Ferréol Cannard
Vincent Defrasne
Raphaël Poirée
Relay 1:22:35.1 6 Bronze medal icon.svg
Women
Athlete Event Final
Time Misses Rank
Sandrine Bailly Sprint 22:43.0 2 6
Pursuit 39:39.47 3 12
Mass start 42:21.5 4 10
Individual 51:58.2 3 6
Florence Baverel-Robert Sprint 22:31.4 0 Gold medal icon.svg
Pursuit 39:57.62 4 13
Mass start 41:40.5 2 5
Individual 54:14.1 5 26
Sylvie Becaert Sprint 24:12.9 0 30
Pursuit 43:17.10 3 34
Mass start 45:38.4 6 26
Individual 53:59.0 2 24
Delphyne Peretto Sprint 23:31.2 0 14
Pursuit 41:52.85 3 26
Mass start 45:39.9 5 27
Individual 55:40.5 3 40
Delphyne Peretto
Florence Baverel-Robert
Sylvie Becaert
Sandrine Bailly
Relay 1:18:38.7 8 Bronze medal icon.svg

Bobsleigh pictogram.svg Bobsleigh[edit]

Athlete Event Final
Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Run 4 Total Rank
Bruno Mingeon
Stéphane Galbert
Two-man 56.49 56.75 57.11 Did not advance 21
Bruno Mingeon
Christophe Fouquet
Pierre-Alain Menneron
Alexandre Vanhoutte
Four-man 56.09 56.08 55.87 55.71 3:43.75 18

Cross country skiing pictogram.svg Cross-country skiing[edit]

Distance
Athlete Event Final
Total Rank
Elodie Bourgeois Pin Women's 10 km classical 29:40.6 22
Women's 30 km freestyle 1:29:37.6 36
Jean-Marc Gaillard Men's 15 km classical 40:09.2 23
Men's 50 km freestyle 2:06:19.9 11
Emmanuel Jonnier Men's 30 km pursuit Did not finish
Men's 50 km freestyle 2:06:13.5 4
Aurelie Perrillat Storti Women's 10 km classical 30:35.9 37
Christophe Perrillat Men's 15 km classical 40:12.0 24
Men's 30 km pursuit 1:20:12.0 35
Karine Philippot Women's 15 km pursuit 45:06.5 20
Women's 30 km freestyle 1:24:06.1 11
Alexandre Rousselet Men's 15 km classical 39:48.4 18
Men's 30 km pursuit 1:19:17.0 27
Men's 50 km freestyle 2:07:01.5 26
Vincent Vittoz Men's 15 km classical 39:27.3 14
Men's 30 km pursuit 1:17:07.5 6
Men's 50 km freestyle 2:06:16.4 9
Christophe Perrillat
Alexandre Rousselet
Emmanuel Jonnier
Vincent Vittoz
Men's 4 x 10 km relay 1:44:22.8 4
Aurelie Perrillat Storti
Karine Philippot
Cecile Storti
Emilie Vina
Women's 4 x 5 km relay 56:41.4 9
Sprint
Athlete Event Qualifying Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Total Rank Total Rank Total Rank Total Rank
Elodie Bourgeois Pin Women's sprint 2:24.77 55 Did not advance 55
Roddy Darragon Men's sprint 2:16.76 10 Q 2:21.9 2 Q 2:19.9 2 Q 2:27.1 Silver medal icon.svg
Aurelie Perrillat Storti Women's sprint 2:19.28 34 Did not advance 34
Emilie Vina Women's sprint 2:22.42 47 Did not advance 47
Elodie Bourgeois Pin
Aurelie Perrillat Storti
Women's team sprint n/a 17:54.5 6 Did not advance 11

Jean-Marc Gaillard was suspended due to health reasons for the first five days of competition after recording too high values of haemoglobin in his blood.

Figure skating pictogram.svg Figure skating[edit]

Athlete Event CD SP/OD FS/FD Total
Points Rank Points Rank Points Rank Points Rank
Frédéric Dambier Men's n/a 61.17 19 Q 116.42 19 177.59 19
Brian Joubert Men's n/a 77.77 4 Q 135.12 7 212.89 6
Marylin Pla
Yannick Bonheur
Pairs n/a 44.24 14 88.60 14 132.84 14
Isabelle Delobel
Olivier Schoenfelder
Ice dance 36.44 7 58.34 4 99.50 2 194.28 4
Nathalie Péchalat
Fabian Bourzat
Ice dance 28.59 16 44.07 17 76.65 19 149.31 18

Key: CD = Compulsory Dance, FD = Free Dance, FS = Free Skate, OD = Original Dance, SP = Short Program

Freestyle skiing pictogram.svg Freestyle skiing[edit]

Athlete Event Qualifying Final
Points Rank Points Rank
Guilbaut Colas Men's moguls 24.33 5 Q 23.60 10
Sandra Laoura Women's moguls 25.45 2 Q 25.37 Bronze medal icon.svg
Aurélien Lohrer Men's aerials 188.27 22 Did not advance 22
Pierre Ochs Men's moguls 23.19 14 Q 21.37 17
Silvan Palazot Men's moguls 21.29 26 Did not advance 26

Nordic combined pictogram.svg Nordic combined[edit]

Athlete Event Ski jumping Cross-country
Points Rank Deficit Time Rank
Nicolas Bal Sprint 95.4 39 2:01 20:06.7
+1:37.7
27
Individual Gundersen 188.5 42 4:56 44:28.9
+4:44.3
31
François Braud Individual Gundersen 194.0 37 4:34 47:02.3
+7:17.7
42
Jason Lamy-Chappuis Sprint 124.4 2 0:05 18:51.5
+0:22.5
4
Individual Gundersen 257.0 3 0:22 41:34.0
+1:49.4
31
Ludovic Roux Sprint Did not start
Individual Gundersen 211.5 29 3:24 43:42.6
+3:58.0
26
François Braud
Nicolas Bal
Ludovic Roux
Jason Lamy-Chappuis
Team 848.2 6 1:05 51:24.6
+1:32.0
5

Note: 'Deficit' refers to the amount of time behind the leader a competitor began the cross-country portion of the event. Italicized numbers show the final deficit from the winner's finishing time.

Short track speed skating pictogram.svg Short track speed skating[edit]

Athlete Event Heat Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Stéphanie Bouvier Women's 500 m Disqualified
Women's 1000 m 1:33.197 4 Did not advance 20
Women's 1500 m 2:35.410 1 Q n/a Disqualified
Maxime Chataignier Men's 1000 m Disqualified
Men's 1500 m 2:23.966 4 Did not advance 18
Min Kyung Choi Women's 1000 m 1:36.745 2 Q Disqualified
Myrtille Gollin Women's 1500 m 2:38.442 Did not advance 19
Jean-Charles Mattei Men's 1000 m 1:28.009 3 Did not advance 16
Men's 1500 m 2:43.543 5 Did not advance 24
Stéphanie Bouvier
Min Kyung Choi
Myrtille Gollin
Céline Lecompére
Women's 3000 m relay n/a 4:21.898 3 Final B
4:18.971
6

Skeleton pictogram.svg Skeleton[edit]

Athlete Event Final
Run 1 Run 2 Total Rank
Philippe Cavoret Men's 59.79 59.08 1:58.87 14

Snowboarding pictogram.svg Snowboarding[edit]

Halfpipe
Athlete Event Qualifying run 1 Qualifying run 2 Final
Points Rank Points Rank Run 1 Run 2 Rank
Cecile Alzina Women's halfpipe 25.7 17 28.0 13 Did not advance 19
Mathieu Crépel Men's halfpipe 37.4 8 34.2 11 Did not advance 17
Sophie Rodriguez Women's halfpipe 33.9 7 33.8 7 Did not advance 13
Doriane Vidal Women's halfpipe 34.5 6 Q n/a (26.1) 35.7 8
Gary Zebrowski Men's halfpipe 30.7 17 43.3 2 Q 38.6 (29.5) 6

Note: In the final, the single best score from two runs is used to determine the ranking. A bracketed score indicates a run that wasn't counted.

Parallel GS
Athlete Event Qualification Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
Time Rank Opposition
Time
Opposition
Time
Opposition
Time
Opposition
Time
Rank
Isabelle Blanc Women's parallel giant slalom 1:22.67 14  Pomagalski (FRA) (3)
L +1.77 (-0.32 +2.09)
Did not advance 14
Mathieu Bozzetto Men's parallel giant slalom 1:12.02 13 Q  Prommegger (AUT) (4)
W -0.54 (-0.48 -0.06)
 Jaquet (SUI) (5)
W -1.54 (-0.86 -0.68)
 Schoch (SUI) (1)
L +0.38 (-0.31 +0.69)
Bronze final
 Grabner (AUT) (9)
L DNF
4
Nicolas Huet Men's parallel giant slalom 1:10.72 7  Flander (SLO) (10)
L +0.53 (+1.35 -0.82)
Did not advance 10
Julie Pomagalski Women's parallel giant slalom 1:21.02 3 Q  Blanc (FRA) (14)
W -1.77 (+0.32 -2.09)
 Meuli (SUI) (6)
L -1.43 (-1.50 +0.07)
Classification 5–8
 Bruhin (SUI) (7)
W -4.76 (+1.50 -6.26)
5th place final
 Tudigescheva (RUS) (1)
L +1.04 (+1.32 -0.28)
6

Key: '+ Time' represents a deficit; the brackets indicate the results of each run.

Snowboard cross
Athlete Event Qualifying 1/8 finals Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
Time Rank Position Position Position Position Rank
Déborah Anthonioz Women's snowboard cross 1:30.89 9 Q n/a 3 Did not advance Classification 9–12
2
10
Paul-Henri de Le Rue Men's snowboard cross 1:21.21 10 Q 2 Q 2 Q 1 Q 3 Bronze medal icon.svg
Xavier de Le Rue Men's snowboard cross 1:20.97 5 Q 3 Did not advance 18
Sylvain Duclos Men's snowboard cross 1:22.55 25 4 Did not advance 29
Marie Laissus Women's snowboard cross 1:30.46 8 Q n/a 2 Q 3 Classification 5–8
4
8
Julie Pomagalski Women's snowboard cross 1:36.32 23 Did not advance 23
Karine Ruby Women's snowboard cross 1:31.03 11 Q n/a 4 Did not advance Classification 13–16
4
16
Pierre Vaultier Men's snowboard cross 1:23.75 35 Did not advance 35

References and notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Flagbearers for the Opening Ceremony". Retrieved 22 February 2009. 
  2. ^ "Flagbearers for the Closing Ceremony". Retrieved 22 February 2009. 

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