Franck Boidin

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Franck Boidin
Franck Boidin CIP 2015 quals t171944.jpg
Personal information
Country represented France
Born (1972-08-28) 28 August 1972 (age 42)
Hénin-Beaumont, Pas-de-Calais, France
Weapon(s) foil
Hand Right-handed
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Weight 80 kg (180 lb)
Retired 2004
FIE Ranking archive

Franck Boidin (born 28 August 1972) is a French foil fencer. He won an individual bronze medal at the 1996 Summer Olympics.[1][2] and in the 2001 World Championships. He is also twice team World champion (1997 and 2001).

After his retirement from competition Boidin became coordinator of the foil Youth Development Centre in Châtenay-Malabry. In 2008 he was named national coach for the French women's foil team. After the 2012 Summer Olympics he took responsibility over both the men's and women's foil teams.[3]


  1. ^ "Olympics Statistics: Franck Boidin". Retrieved 2012-02-11. 
  2. ^ "Franck Boidin Olympic Results". Retrieved 2012-02-11. 
  3. ^ Annabelle Rolnin (23 December 2014). "Comment l'équipe de France s'est redressée". L'Équipe (in French). 

External links[edit]

  • Profile at the European Fencing Confederation