France at the 1980 Winter Olympics

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France at the
1980 Winter Olympics
Flag of France.svg
IOC code FRA
NOC French National Olympic and Sports Committee
Website www.franceolympique.com (French)
in Lake Placid
Competitors 22 (16 men, 6 women) in 6 sports
Flag bearer Fabienne Serrat, Alpine Skiing
Medals
Ranked 16th
Gold Silver Bronze Total
0 0 1 1
Winter Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

France competed at the 1980 Winter Olympics in Lake Placid, United States.

Medalists[edit]

Medal Name Sport Event Date
 Bronze Pelen, PerrinePerrine Pelen Alpine skiing Women's giant slalom February 20

Alpine skiing[edit]

Men
Athlete Event Race 1 Race 2 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Philippe Pugnat Downhill 1:50.13 25
Women
Athlete Event Race 1 Race 2 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Caroline Attia Downhill DNF
Marie-Luce Waldmeier 1:41.05 16
Anne-Flore Rey Giant Slalom 1:20.03 30 1:31.38 23 2:51.41 25
Marina Laurencon 1:18.49 23 DNF DNF
Perrine Pelen 1:15.45 6 1:26.96 1 2:42.41 3rd, bronze medalist(s)
Fabienne Serrat 1:15.43 5 1:26.99 2 2:42.42 4
Marina Laurencon Slalom DNF DNF
Anne-Flore Rey DNF DNF
Fabienne Serrat 44.40 8 DNF DNF
Perrine Pelen 43.46 4 DNF DNF

Biathlon[edit]

Men
Event Athlete Misses 1 Time Rank
10 km Sprint Yves Blondeau 8 37:44.87 39
Yvon Mougel 6 36:57.43 33
Christian Poirot 1 34:38.60 13
Event Athlete Time Penalties Adjusted time 2 Rank
20 km Denis Sandona 1'13:21.01 2 1'15:21.01 20
André Geourjon 1'10:53.37 2 1'12:53.37 9
Yvon Mougel 1'08:33.60 3 1'11:33.60 6
Men's 4 x 7.5 km relay
Athletes Race
Misses 1 Time Rank
Yvon Mougel
Denis Sandona
André Geourjon
Christian Poirot
0 1'38:23.36 5
1 A penalty loop of 150 metres had to be skied per missed target.
2 One minute added per close miss (a hit in the outer ring), two minutes added per complete miss.

Cross-country skiing[edit]

Men
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
15 km Dominique Locatelli 47:06.72 45
Gérard Durand-Poudret 45:47.26 42
Paul Fargeix 44:39.94 28
Jean-Paul Pierrat 43:32.53 14
30 km Michel Thierry 1'38:17.35 44
Philippe Poirot 1'35:47.39 38
Paul Fargeix 1'35:12.25 35
Jean-Paul Pierrat 1'31:43.03 19
50 km Philippe Poirot DNF
Paul Fargeix 2'45:39.70 35
Michel Thierry 2'41:38.26 31
Jean-Paul Pierrat 2'34:13.07 12
Men's 4 × 10 km relay
Athletes Race
Time Rank
Paul Fargeix
Gérard Durand-Poudret
Michel Thierry
Jean-Paul Pierrat
2'08:43.61 10

Figure skating[edit]

Men
Athlete CF SP FS Points Places Rank
Jean-Christophe Simond 6 10 9 175.00 64 7

Ski jumping pictogram.svg Ski jumping[edit]

Athlete Event Jump 1 Jump 2 Total
Distance Points Distance Points Points Rank
Gérard Colin Normal hill 69.5 87.9 77.0 105.9 193.8 35
Bernard Moullier 79.0 108.1 77.0 102.4 210.5 24
Gérard Colin Large hill 89.0 86.8 91.5 93.8 180.6 42
Bernard Moullier 92.0 92.5 94.0 95.8 188.3 37

Speed skating[edit]

Men
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
500 m Emmanuel Michon 39.47 21
1000 m Emmanuel Michon 1:19.43 18

References[edit]