France women's national basketball team

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 France
Fédération Française de Basket-Ball logo.svg
FIBA ranking 3 Increase1
FIBA zone FIBA Europe
National federation FFBB
Coach Valerie Garnier
Olympic Games
Appearances 3
Medals Silver medal.svg Silver: (2012)
Women's World Cup
Appearances 9
Medals Bronze medal world centered-2.svg Bronze: (1953)
FIBA EuroBasket Women
Appearances 30
Medals Gold medal europe.svg Gold: (2001, 2009)
Silver medal europe.svg Silver: (1970, 1993, 1999, 2013, 2015)
Bronze medal europe.svg Bronze: (2011)
Uniforms
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Home jersey
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Team colours
Home
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Away jersey
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Team colours
Away

The France women's national basketball team is the national basketball team representing France. It is administrated by the Fédération Française de Basket-Ball (French Federation).

France is the leading nation in terms of EuroBasket Women qualifications. (Alongside Italy)

Tournament record[edit]

Olympic games[edit]

World Championship[edit]

European Championship[edit]

Team[edit]

Current roster[edit]

The following is the France roster for the women's basketball tournament of the 2016 Summer Olympics[1][2]


France women's national basketball team – 2016 Summer Olympics roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Age Ht. Club
C 4 Yacoubou, Isabelle (C) 30 – (1986-04-21)21 April 1986 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) Familia Schio Italy
C 5 Miyem, Endéné 28 – (1988-05-15)15 May 1988 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) Dynamo Kursk Russia
C 7 Gruda, Sandrine 29 – (1987-06-25)25 June 1987 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) UMMC Ekaterinburg Russia
F 10 Michel, Sarah 27 – (1989-01-10)10 January 1989 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) Basket Lattes France
SF 11 Ayayi, Valériane 22 – (1994-04-29)29 April 1994 1.84 m (6 ft 0 in) Basket Lattes France
C 12 Skrela, Gaëlle 33 – (1983-01-24)24 January 1983 1.77 m (5 ft 10 in) Basket Lattes France
C 16 Ciak, Héléna 26 – (1989-12-15)15 December 1989 1.97 m (6 ft 6 in) CJM Bourges Basket France
G 17 Johannès, Marine 21 – (1995-01-21)21 January 1995 1.77 m (5 ft 10 in) USO Mondeville France
PG 20 Bouderra, Amel 27 – (1989-03-26)26 March 1989 1.63 m (5 ft 4 in) Flammes Carolo Basket France
F 21 Kamba, Laetitia 29 – (1987-01-10)10 January 1987 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in) ESB Villeneuve-d'Ascq France
G 22 Époupa, Olivia 22 – (1994-04-30)30 April 1994 1.64 m (5 ft 5 in) Toulouse Métropole Basket France
C 25 Amant, Marielle 26 – (1989-12-09)9 December 1989 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) ESB Villeneuve-d’Ascq France
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)
  • France Grégory Halin
  • France Olivier Lafargue
Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • Club – describes last
    club before the tournament
  • Age – describes age
    on 6 August 2016

Notable players[edit]

Successive coaches[edit]

Media coverage[edit]

France's matches are currently televised by Canal+.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "France confirm final roster for Rio Olympics". FIBA. 13 July 2016. Retrieved 21 July 2016. 
  2. ^ "Dumerc forfait, Bouderra à Rio". ffbb.com. 4 August 2016. Retrieved 5 August 2016. 

External links[edit]

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