France at the Paralympics

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France at the Paralympic Games

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IPC code  FRA
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Paralympic history
Summer Games
Winter Games

France participated in the inaugural Paralympic Games in 1960 in Rome, and has taken part in every edition of the Summer and Winter Paralympics since then. France was the host country of the 1992 Winter Paralympics.

French athletes have won a total of 1,148 medals at the Paralympic Games, of which 385 is gold, placing France fourth on the all-time Paralympic Games medal table.

Among its most successful competitors is swimmer Béatrice Hess, winner of 20 gold medals.

Medal tallies[edit]

Summer Paralympics[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze Total Ranking
1960 Summer Paralympics 3 3 1 7 9th
1964 Summer Paralympics 4 2 5 11 11th
1968 Summer Paralympics 13 10 9 32 5th
1972 Summer Paralympics 10 8 5 33 7th
1976 Summer Paralympics 23 21 14 58 8th
1980 Summer Paralympics 28 26 31 85 8th
1984 Summer Paralympics 71 69 45 185 6th
1988 Summer Paralympics 47 44 49 140 5th
1992 Summer Paralympics 36 36 34 106 4th
1996 Summer Paralympics 35 29 31 95 6th
2000 Summer Paralympics 30 28 28 86 7th
2004 Summer Paralympics 18 26 30 74 9th
2008 Summer Paralympics 12 21 19 52 12th
2012 Summer Paralympics 8 19 18 45 16th

Winter Paralympics[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze Total Ranking
1976 Winter Paralympics 2 0 3 5 8th
1980 Winter Paralympics 1 1 1 3 9th
1984 Winter Paralympics 4 2 0 6 8th
1984 Winter Paralympics 5 5 3 13 7th
1992 Winter Paralympics 6 4 9 19 6th
1994 Winter Paralympics 14 6 11 31 4th
1998 Winter Paralympics 5 9 8 22 10th
2002 Winter Paralympics 2 11 6 19 13th
2006 Winter Paralympics 7 2 6 15 4th
2010 Winter Paralympics 1 4 1 6 10th

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