France at the 1972 Summer Olympics

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France at the
1972 Summer Olympics
Flag of France.svg
IOC code FRA
NOC French National Olympic and Sports Committee
Website www.franceolympique.com (French)
in Munich
Competitors 227 (197 men and 30 women) in 18 sports
Flag bearer Jean-Claude Magnan
Medals
Ranked 17th
Gold Silver Bronze Total
2 4 7 13
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

France competed at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, West Germany. 227 competitors, 197 men and 30 women, took part in 132 events in 18 sports.[1]

Medalists[edit]

Gold medal.svg Gold[edit]

Silver medal.svg Silver[edit]

Bronze medal.svg Bronze[edit]

Archery[edit]

In the first modern archery competition at the Olympics, France entered three men and two women. Their highest placing competitor was Jacques Doyen, at 21st place in the men's competition.

Men's Individual Competition:

Women's Individual Competition:

Athletics[edit]

Men's 100 metres

Men's 800 metres

Men's 1500 metres

Men's 5,000 metres

Men's 4 × 100 m Relay

Men's High Jump

  • Bernard Gauthier
    • Qualifying Round — 2.15m
    • Final — 2.15m (→ 14th place)
  • Henry Elliott
    • Qualifying Round — 2.15m
    • Final — 2.10m (→ 15th place)

Men's Pole Vault

Boxing[edit]

Men's Flyweight (– 51 kg)

Men's Light Middleweight (– 71 kg)

Canoeing[edit]

Cycling[edit]

Fifteen cyclists represented France in 1972.

Individual road race
Team time trial
Sprint
Sprint
Tandem
Individual pursuit
Team pursuit

Diving[edit]

Men's 3m Springboard

Men's 10m Platform

Women's 3m Springboard

Equestrianism[edit]

Fencing[edit]

19 fencers, 15 men and 4 women represented France in 1972.

Men's foil
Men's team foil
Men's épée
Men's team épée
Men's sabre
Men's team sabre
Women's foil
Women's team foil

Gymnastics[edit]

Hockey[edit]

Men's Team Competition

Judo[edit]

Modern pentathlon[edit]

Three male pentathletes represented France in 1972.

Men's Individual Competition:

Men's Team Competition:

  • Giudicelli, M.Gueguen, and R.Gueguen – 14559 points (→ 7th place)

Rowing[edit]

Men's Coxed Pairs

Sailing[edit]

Shooting[edit]

Thirteen male shooters represented France in 1972.

25 m pistol
50 m pistol
50 m rifle, three positions
50 m rifle, prone
50 m running target
Trap
Skeet

Swimming[edit]

Men's 100m Freestyle

Men's 200m Freestyle

Men's 4 × 100 m Freestyle Relay

Men's 4 × 200 m Freestyle Relay

Weightlifting[edit]

Wrestling[edit]

Water Skiing (demonstration sports)[edit]

Men's Slalom:

Men's Figure Skiing:

Men's Jump:

  • Jean-Yves Parpette – 34.75 points (→ 8th place)

Women's Slalom:

Women's Figure Skiing:

  • Sylvie Maurial – 2560 points (→ Med 3.png Bronze Medal)

Women's Jump:

  • Sylvie Maurial – 27.40 points (→ Med 1.png Gold Medal)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "France at the 1972 Munich Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 17 October 2014. Retrieved 12 October 2014.