France at the 1960 Winter Olympics

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France at the
1960 Winter Olympics
Flag of France.svg
IOC code FRA
NOC French National Olympic and Sports Committee
Website www.franceolympique.com (in French)
in Squaw Valley
Competitors 26 (18 men, 8 women) in 6 sports
Flag bearer Benoît Carrara, Cross-Country Skiing
Medals
Ranked 10th
Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 0 2 3
Winter Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

France competed at the 1960 Winter Olympics in Squaw Valley, United States.

Medalists[edit]

Medal Name Sport Event
 Gold Vuarnet, JeanJean Vuarnet Alpine skiing Men's downhill
 Bronze Périllat, GuyGuy Périllat Alpine skiing Men's downhill
 Bronze Bozon, CharlesCharles Bozon Alpine skiing Men's slalom

Alpine skiing[edit]

Men
Athlete Event Race 1 Race 2 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Adrien Duvillard Downhill DSQ
Charles Bozon 2:09.6 8
Guy Périllat 2:06.9 3rd, bronze medalist(s)
Jean Vuarnet 2:06.0 1st, gold medalist(s)
François Bonlieu Giant Slalom 1:51.2 11
Adrien Duvillard 1:51.1 10
Charles Bozon 1:51.0 9
Guy Périllat 1:50.7 6
Adrien Duvillard Slalom 1:21.9 31 DSQ DSQ
Guy Périllat 1:11.0 8 1:00.8 6 2:11.8 6
Charles Bozon 1:09.8 2 1:00.6 5 2:10.4 3rd, bronze medalist(s)
François Bonlieu 1:09.8 2 DSQ DSQ
Women
Athlete Event Race 1 Race 2 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Janine Monterrain Downhill 2:03.0 38
Marguerite Leduc 1:45.6 18
Arlette Grosso 1:44.2 14
Thérèse Leduc 1:44.2 14
Arlette Grosso Giant Slalom 1:43.9 18
Janine Monterrain 1:42.4 13
Anne-Marie Leduc 1:41.5 8
Thérèse Leduc 1:40.8 7
Arlette Grosso Slalom 1:07.5 33 59.3 8 2:06.8 22
Marguerite Leduc 1:02.2 23 1:02.4 20 2:04.6 19
Thérèse Leduc 59.2 16 58.2 4 1:57.4 4
Anne-Marie Leduc 58.6 11 1:04.9 26 2:03.5 17

Biathlon[edit]

Men
Event Athlete Time Missed targets Adjusted time 1 Rank
20 km Paul Romand 1'28:48.4 18 2'04:48.4 28
Gilbert Mercier 1'29:16.6 17 2'03:16.6 27
Victor Arbez 1'25:58.4 18 2'01:58.4 25
René Mercier 1'26:13.2 15 1'56:13.2 22
1 Two minutes added per missed target.

Cross-country skiing[edit]

Men
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
15 km René Mandrillon 56:01.5 29
Victor Arbez 55:41.1 26
Benoît Carrara 55:38.5 25
Jean Mermet 54:44.5 21
30 km René Mandrillon 2'02:05.3 25
Jean Mermet 1'58:57.9 19
Men's 4 × 10 km relay
Athletes Race
Time Rank
Victor Arbez
René Mandrillon
Benoît Carrara
Jean Mermet
2'26:30.8 7

Figure skating[edit]

Men
Athlete CF FS Points Places Rank
Alain Calmat 8 6 1340.3 54 6
Alain Giletti 3 3 1399.2 31 4
Women
Athlete CF FS Points Places Rank
Danielle Rigoulot 11 13 1253.8 107 13
Nicole Hassler 12 12 1272.6 97 11

Ski jumping pictogram.svg Ski jumping[edit]

Athlete Event Jump 1 Jump 2 Total
Distance Points Rank Distance Points Rank Points Rank
Régis Robert Rey Normal hill 78.0 87.7 38 72.0 91.6 38 179.3 38
Claude Jean-Prost 84.5 99.9 21 75.5 96.9 30 196.8 26

Speed skating[edit]

Men
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
500 m Raymond Gilloz 42.0 18
André Kouprianoff 41.5 15
1500 m Raymond Gilloz 2:14.2 10
André Kouprianoff 2:13.3 8
5000 m Raymond Gilloz 8:11.5 10
André Kouprianoff 8:10.4 9
10,000 m André Kouprianoff 16:39.1 11
Women
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
500 m Françoise Lucas 48.3 13
1000 m Françoise Lucas 1:38.4 14
1500 m Françoise Lucas 2:36.6 17
3000 m Françoise Lucas 5:42.5 15

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