France at the 1928 Summer Olympics
|France at the
1928 Summer Olympics
|NOC||French National Olympic and Sports Committee|
|Competitors||255 in 17 sports|
|Summer Olympics appearances (overview)|
|Other related appearances|
|1906 Intercalated Games|
France competed at the 1928 Summer Olympics in Amsterdam, Netherlands. 255 competitors, 219 men and 36 women, took part in 112 events in 17 sports. At the beginning of the games there was an incident where a French coach was physically assaulted by a Stadium gatekeeper who refused him entry. It boiled over to a point where the entire French team did not participate in the Parade of Nations, and conversations were made to pull out of the games completely. However, the issue was resolved and France went on to compete.
Men's Flyweight (– 50.8 kg)
- Armand Apell → Silver Medal
Men's Heavyweight (+ 79.4 kg)
Eight cyclists, all men, represented France in 1928.
20 fencers, 17 men and 3 women, represented France in 1928.
Three pentathletes, all men, represented France in 1928.
- "France at the 1928 Amsterdam Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 2010-03-10. Retrieved 2010-04-25.
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