France at the 1976 Winter Paralympics

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France at the
1976 Winter Paralympics
Flag of France.svg
IPC code FRA
NPC French Paralympic and Sports Committee
Website www.handisport.org
in Örnsköldsvik
Competitors 20 in 2 sports
Medals
Ranked 8th
Gold Silver Bronze Total
2 0 3 5
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.[1]

Medallists[edit]

Medal Name Sport Event
 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

Alpine skiing - Paralympic pictogram.svg Alpine skiing[edit]

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)[2]

Cross-country skiing - Paralympic pictogram.svg Cross-country skiing[edit]

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).[3]

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