France at the Paralympics

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France at the
Paralympics
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IPC code FRA
NPC French Paralympic and Sports Committee
Website www.handisport.org
Medals
Gold Silver Bronze Total
399 338 398 1,135
Summer appearances
Winter appearances

France participated in the inaugural Paralympic Games in 1960 in Rome, and has taken part in every edition of the Summer and Winter Paralympics since then. France was the host country of the 1992 Winter Paralympics.

French athletes have won a total of 1,148 medals at the Paralympic Games, of which 385 is gold, placing France fourth on the all-time Paralympic Games medal table.

Among its most successful competitors is swimmer Béatrice Hess, winner of 20 gold medals.

Medal tallies[edit]

Summer Paralympics[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze Total Ranking
Italy 1964 Summer Paralympics 3 3 1 7 9
Japan1964 Summer Paralympics 4 2 5 11 11
Israel1968 Summer Paralympics 13 10 9 32 5
Germany1972 Summer Paralympics 10 8 5 33 7
Canada1976 Summer Paralympics 23 21 14 58 8
Netherlands1980 Summer Paralympics 28 26 31 85 8
United KingdomUnited States1984 Summer Paralympics 71 69 45 185 6
South Korea1988 Summer Paralympics 47 44 49 140 5
Spain1992 Summer Paralympics 36 36 34 106 4
United States1996 Summer Paralympics 35 29 31 95 6
Australia2000 Summer Paralympics 30 28 28 86 7
Greece2004 Summer Paralympics 18 26 30 74 9
China2008 Summer Paralympics 12 21 19 52 12
United Kingdom2012 Summer Paralympics 8 19 18 45 16
Brazil2016 Summer Paralympics 9 5 14 28 12

Winter Paralympics[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze Total Ranking
Sweden1976 Winter Paralympics 2 0 3 5 8
Norway1980 Winter Paralympics 1 1 1 3 9
Austria1984 Winter Paralympics 4 2 0 6 8
Austria1988 Winter Paralympics 5 5 3 13 7
France1992 Winter Paralympics 6 4 9 19 6
Norway1994 Winter Paralympics 14 6 11 31 4
Japan1998 Winter Paralympics 5 9 8 22 10
United States2002 Winter Paralympics 2 11 6 19 13
Italy2006 Winter Paralympics 7 2 6 15 4
Canada2010 Winter Paralympics 1 4 1 6 10
Russia2014 Winter Paralympics 5 3 4 13 5

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