France at the 1924 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 1924 Winter Olympics in Chamonix
Competitors 43 (41 men, 2 women) in 9 sports
Medals
Rank: 9
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
3
Total
3
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
Winter Games
Intercalated Games
1906

France was the host nation for the 1924 Winter Olympics in Chamonix. For the first time in modern Olympics history, the host nation did not win a gold medal.

Medalists[edit]

Medal Name Sport Event
 Bronze Cournollet, HenriHenri Cournollet
André, GeorgesGeorges André
Bénédic, ArmandArmand Bénédic
Canivet, PierrePierre Canivet
Curling Men's event
 Bronze Joly, AndréeAndrée Joly
Pierre Brunet
Figure skating Pairs
 Bronze Vandelle, AdrienAdrien Vandelle
Mandrillon, CamilleCamille Mandrillon
Berthet, GeorgesGeorges Berthet
Mandrillon, MauriceMaurice Mandrillon
Military patrol Men's event

Bobsleigh[edit]

Sled Athletes Event Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Run 4 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
FRA-1 André Berg
Henri Aldebert
Georges André
Jean de Suarez d'Aulan
Four/five-man 1:39.35 4 1:34.99 4 1:36.68 4 1:31.93 4 6:22.95 4
FRA-2 Étienne Legrand
Gabriel Izard
Jacques Jany
François Legrand
Four/five-man 4:29:01 8 DNF 2:00.79 7 1:56.58 7 DNF

Cross-country skiing[edit]

Men
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
18 km Denis Couttet DNF
Martial Payot DNF
Adrien "André" Vandelle 1'43:58.0 29
Gilbert Ravanel 1'35:33.4 20
50 km André Blusset DNF
Camille Médy 5'10:44 18
Auguste Perrin 5'04:16 16
Édouard Pouteil-Noble 4'58:27 15

Curling pictogram.svg Curling[edit]

Team
Pos. Player
Skip Henri Cournollet
Georges André
Armand Bénédic
Pierre Canivet
Alternate H. Aldebert
Alternate R. Planque
Standings
Team GP W L PF PA PTS
Great Britain 2 2 0 84 11 4
Sweden 2 1 1 25 48 2
France 3rd 2 0 2 14 64 0
Team 1  Score  Team 2
Sweden (II) 18-10 France
Great Britain 46-4 France

Figure skating[edit]

Men
Athlete Event CF FS Points Places Final rank
André Malinet Men's singles 11 10 202.46 77 11
Pierre Brunet 9 6 268.61 54 8
Women
Athlete Event CF FS Points Places Final rank
Andrée Joly Women's singles 7 2 231.92 38 5
Pairs
Athletes Points Score Final rank
Simone Sabouret
Charles Sabouret
61 7.15 9
Andrée Joly
Pierre Brunet
22 9.89 3rd

Ice hockey[edit]

Group B[edit]

The top two teams (highlighted) advanced to the medal round.

Team GP W L GF GA
 United States 3 3 0 52 0
 Great Britain 3 2 1 34 16
 France 3 1 2 9 42
 Belgium 3 0 3 8 45
29 Jan  France 2:15
(1:5,1:3,0:7)
 Great Britain
30 Jan  France 0:22
(0:12,0:1,0:9)
 United States
31 Jan  France 7:5
(3:3,3:1,1:1)
 Belgium
 France (FRA)
André Charlet
Pierre Charpentier
Jacques Chaudron
Raoul Couvert
Maurice del Valle
Alfréd de Rauch
Albert Hassler
Charles Lavaivre
Jean-Joseph Monnard
Calixte Payot
Philippe Payot
Léonhard Quaglia
Henri Couttet

Military patrol[edit]

Athletes Time Shots on target Final Time (-30s./hit) Rank
Adrien "André" Vandelle
Camille Mandrillon
Georges Berthet
Maurice Mandrillon
4'19:53 2 4'18:53 3rd

Nordic combined pictogram.svg Nordic combined[edit]

Events:

  • 18 km cross-country skiing
  • normal hill ski jumping

The cross-country skiing part of this event was combined with the main medal event of cross-country skiing. Those results can be found above in this article in the cross-country skiing section. Some athletes (but not all) entered in both the cross-country skiing and Nordic combined event, their time on the 18 km was used for both events. One would expect that athletes competing at the Nordic combined event, would participate in the cross-country skiing event as well, as they would have the opportunity to win more than one medal. This was not always the case due to the maximum number of athletes (here: 4) could represent a country per event.

The ski jumping (normal hill) event was held separate from the main medal event of ski jumping, results can be found in the table below.

Athlete Event Ski Jumping Cross-country Total
Distance 1 Distance 2 Total points Rank Time Points Rank Points Rank
Adrien "André" Vandelle Individual 26.0 28.0 10.958 22 1'43:58 5.375 21 8.167 20
Gilbert Ravanel 31.0 33.0 12.625 19 1'35:33 9.500 13 11.063 18
Kléber Balmat 35.0 35.0 14.291 13 1'33:49 10.375 9 12.333 10
Martial Payot DNF DNF

Ski jumping pictogram.svg Ski jumping[edit]

Athlete Event Jump 1 Jump 2
Distance Points Rank Distance Points Total Rank
Louis Albert Normal hill fall fall DNF
Martial Payot fall 3.500 24 32.5 11.210 7.355 25
Gilbert Ravanel 32.5 12.960 20 32.0 11.833 12.397 22
Kléber Balmat 36.0 15.167 17 39.0 15.833 15.500 15

Speed skating[edit]

Men
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
500 m Georges de Wilde 54.8 21
André Gegout 53.2 20
Albert Hassler 50.6 18
Léon Quaglia 48.4 15
1500 m Georges de Wilde 2:55.0 18
André Gegout 2:54.4 16
Léon Quaglia 2:37.0 14
5000 m Georges de Wilde 10:39.8 19
André Gegout 10:15.2 18
Léon Quaglia 9:08.6 9
10,000 m Georges de Wilde DNF
André Gegout 21:03.4 15
Léon Quaglia 18:25.0 7

All-round
Distances: 500m; 1000m; 5000m & 10,000m.

Athlete Until distance 1 Until distance 2 Until distance 3 Total
Points Score rank Points Score rank Points Score rank Points Score rank
Georges de Wilde 20 62.20 20 28 131.24 14 39 196.84 13 DNF
André Gegout 14 53.20 14 23 114.72 11 31 172.85 10 36 236.02 9
Albert Hassler 12 50.60 12 DNF
Léon Quaglia 9 48.40 9 14 103.26 8 21 155.59 8 25 210.84 6

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