France at the 1976 Winter Paralympics
|France at the
1976 Winter Paralympics
|NPC||French Paralympic and Sports Committee|
|Competitors||20 in 2 sports|
|Winter Paralympics appearances|
France competed at the inaugural Winter Paralympic Games in 1976 in Örnsköldsvik, Sweden. France's twenty athletes took part in both sporting events: cross-country skiing and alpine skiing. With five medals, of which two gold, France finished eighth on the medal table.
|Gold||Beaudean, BernardBernard Beaudean||Alpine skiing||Men's alpine combination IV A|
|Gold||Beaudean, BernardBernard Beaudean||Alpine skiing||Men's giant slalom IV A|
|Bronze||Beaudean, BernardBernard Beaudean||Alpine skiing||Men's slalom IV A|
|Bronze||Arnod, RemyRemy Arnod||Alpine skiing||Men's alpine combination II|
|Bronze||Arnod, RemyRemy Arnod||Alpine skiing||Men's giant slalom II|
France’s alpine skiing team consisted in one woman (Micheline Perrin) and ten men (Remy Arnod, Bernard Beaudean, Hubert Dussol, Claude Ebner, Marcel Girod, Patrick Knaff, Louis Loison, André Miegebielle, Pierre Nougaret and Marcel Perrin). All of France's medals were won in alpine skiing. (See above)
France’s cross-country skiing team consisted in three women (Catherine Billon, Françoise Billon and Claudette Thomassey) and six men (Guy Bertrand, Raymond Calitka, Robert Dutron, René Pernod, Fernad Perrissin-Faber and Jean Place).