France at the 1968 Summer Paralympics

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France at the
1968 Summer Paralympics
Flag of France.svg
IPC code FRA
NPC French Paralympic and Sports Committee
Website www.handisport.org
in Tel Aviv
Medals
Ranked 2nd
Gold Silver Bronze Total
13 10 9 32
Summer Paralympics appearances

France competed at the 1968 Summer Paralympics in Tel Aviv, Israel from November 4 to 13, 1968. The French team contained fifty-five athletes; forty-one men and fourteen women. The team finished fifth in the medal table and won a total of thirty-two medals; thirteen gold, ten silver and nine bronze.

Medals[edit]

The team finished fifth in the medal table and won a total of thirty-two medals; thirteen gold, ten silver and nine bronze.[1]

Team[edit]

The French team contained fifty-five athletes; forty-one men and fourteen women.[2][n 1]

Archery - Paralympic pictogram.svg Archery[edit]

Twelve French archers, ten men and two women, competed at the Games winning seven medals; two gold, one silver and four bronze.[3] In the men's St. Nicholas round event for paraplegics France won two medals; Nadal won silver and Guesnon bronze, the gold medal was won by Arballo of United States with a new world record score of 730 points.[4]

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Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Data is taken from the International Paralympic Committee website and is based on information contained/sourced in the original hardcopy final results publications. Some information from earlier Paralympic Games (ie 1960 - 1984) is incomplete and is missing first names of some athletes

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Medal Standings Tel Aviv 1968 Paralympic Games". International Paralympic Committee. Retrieved 28 April 2011. 
  2. ^ "Participation Numbers Tel Aviv 1968 Paralympic Games". International Paralympic Committee. Retrieved 17 May 2011. 
  3. ^ "Athlete Search Results France 1968". International Paralympic Committee. Retrieved 18 May 2011. 
  4. ^ "Results Tel Aviv 1968 Paralympic Games Archery Men's St. Nicholas Round paraplegic". International Paralympic Committee. Retrieved 18 May 2011.