France at the 1980 Summer Olympics

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France at the
1980 Summer Olympics
Olympic flag.svg
IOC code FRA
NOC French National Olympic and Sports Committee
Website www.franceolympique.com (in French)
in Moscow
Competitors 121 (98 men and 23 women) in 13 sports
Medals
Ranked 8th
Gold Silver Bronze Total
6 5 3 14
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

France competed at the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow, USSR. In partial support of the American-led boycott of the 1980 Summer Olympics, France competed under the Olympic Flag instead of its national flag. 121 competitors, 98 men and 23 women, took part in 85 events in 13 sports.[1]

Medalists[edit]

Gold medal.svg Gold[edit]

Silver medal.svg Silver[edit]

Bronze medal.svg Bronze[edit]

Athletics[edit]

Men's 100 metres

  • Hermann Panzo
    • Heat — 10.53
    • Quarterfinals — 10.29
    • Semifinals — 10.45
    • Final — 10.49 (→ 8th place)
  • Antoine Richard
    • Heat — 10.51
    • Quarterfinals — 10.45 (→ did not advance)

Men's 200 metres

Men's 800 metres

  • José Marajo
    • Heat — 1:49.6
    • Semifinals — 1:47.3
    • Final — 1:47.3 (→ 7th place)
  • Roger Milhau
    • Heat — 1:48.5
    • Semifinals — 1:48.1 (→ did not advance)
  • Philippe Dupont
    • Heat — 1:49.6
    • Semifinals — 1:49.7 (→ did not advance)

Men's 1,500 metres

  • José Marajo
    • Heat — 3:43.9
    • Semifinals — 3:39.6
    • Final — 3:41.5 (→ 7th place)
  • Alex Gonzalez
    • Heat — 3:44.6
    • Semifinals — 3:44.7 (→ did not advance)

Men's Marathon

Men's 4x400 metres Relay

Men's 50 km Walk

Men's High Jump

  • Francis Agbo
    • Qualification — 2.18 m (→ did not advance)

Men's Long Jump

Men's Triple Jump

Men's Pole Vault

Women's 100 metres

  • Chantal Réga
    • Heat — 11.53
    • Quarterfinals — 11.40
    • Semifinals — 11.36
    • Final — 11.32 (→ 7th place)
  • Emma Sulter
    • Heat — 11.56
    • Quarterfinals — 11.48
    • Semifinals — 11.63 (→ did not advance)
  • Laureen Beckles
    • Heat — 11.59
    • Quarterfinals — 11.54
    • Semifinals — 11.70 (→ did not advance)

Women's 100 m Hurdles

Women's Pentathlon

  • Florence Picaut — 4424 points (→ 9th place)
    1. 100 metres — 13.75s
    2. Shot Put — 13.24m
    3. High Jump — 1.80m
    4. Long Jump — 5.83m
    5. 800 metres — 2:16.70

Boxing[edit]

Men's Bantamweight (– 54 kg)

Men's Featherweight (– 57 kg)

Canoeing[edit]

Cycling[edit]

Nine cyclists represented France in 1980. Alain Bondue won a silver medal in the individual pursuit.

Individual road race
Sprint
1000m time trial
Individual pursuit
Team pursuit

Diving[edit]

Fencing[edit]

16 fencers, 11 men and 5 women, represented France in 1980.

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

Gymnastics[edit]

Judo[edit]

Modern pentathlon[edit]

Three male pentathletes represented France in 1980.

Men's Individual Competition:

Men's Team Competition:

  • Four, Bouzou, and Cortes — 15.345 pts (→ 5th place)

Rowing[edit]

Swimming[edit]

Men's 100m Freestyle

  • René Ecuyer
    • Heats — 52,09
    • Semi-Finals — 51,62
    • Final — 52,01 (→ 7th place)

Men's 200m Freestyle

Men's 100m Butterfly

Men's 4 × 200 m Freestyle Relay

Men's 4 × 100 m Medley Relay


Women's 100m Freestyle

Women's 100m Breaststroke

Weightlifting[edit]

Wrestling[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "France at the 1980 Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 2011-05-19. Retrieved 2011-04-21.