France men's national volleyball team

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Nickname(s) Roosters
Team Yavbout
Association Fédération Française de Volley-Ball (FFVB)
Confederation CEV
Head coach Laurent Tillie
FIVB ranking 9 (as of August 2016)
Summer Olympics
Appearances 4 (First in 1988)
Best result 8th (1988)
World Championship
Appearances 15 (First in 1949)
Best result Bronze medal with cup.svg (2002)
European Championship
Appearances 27 (First in 1948)
Best result Gold medal with cup.svg (2015) (French)
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France team in World Championship 2014
Medal record
World Championship
Bronze medal – third place 2002 Argentina
World League
Gold medal – first place 2015 Rio de Janeiro
Silver medal – second place 2006 Moscow
Bronze medal – third place 2016 Kraków
European Championship
Gold medal – first place 2015 Bulgaria/Italy
Silver medal – second place 1948 Italy
Silver medal – second place 1987 Belgium
Silver medal – second place 2003 Germany
Silver medal – second place 2009 Turkey
Bronze medal – third place 1951 France
Bronze medal – third place 1985 Netherlands

The France national men's volleyball team is the national volleyball team from France, which represents the country in international competitions and friendly matches. It is the reigning European Champion since 2015 and is ranked 10th (as of August 2016) in the FIVB world ranking. France in 2015 year winner gold medalist European Championship and World League.


Olympic Games[edit]

     Champions       Runners up       Third place       Fourth place

Summer Olympics record
Year Round Position Pld W L SW SL Squad
Japan 1964 Did not qualify
Mexico 1968
West Germany 1972
Canada 1976
Soviet Union 1980
United States 1984
South Korea 1988 8th place Squad
Spain 1992 11th place Squad
United States 1996 Did not qualify
Australia 2000 Did not qualify
Greece 2004 9th place Squad
Summer Olympics record
Year Round Position Pld W L SW SL Squad
China 2008 Did not qualify
United Kingdom 2012 Did not qualify
Brazil 2016 9th place Squad
Japan 2020 Not Yet
Total 0 Titles 4/14

World Championship[edit]

France in the FIVB World Championship
Year Round Position Pld W L SW SL Squad
Czechoslovakia 1949 6th place Squad
Soviet Union 1952 6th place Squad
France 1956 7th place Squad
Brazil 1960 9th place Squad
Soviet Union 1962 Did not enter
Czechoslovakia 1966 18th place Squad
Bulgaria 1970 17th place Squad
Mexico 1974 16th place Squad
Italy 1978 15th place Squad
Argentina 1982 16th place Squad
France 1986 6th place Squad
Brazil 1990 8th place Squad
Greece 1994 Did not qualify
Japan 1998
Argentina 2002 Semi-final 3rd Place Squad
Japan 2006 6th place Squad
Italy 2010 11th place Squad
Poland 2014 Semi-final 4th place Squad
Total 0 Titles 15/18

European Championship[edit]

     Champions       Runners up       Third place       Fourth place