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France at the 1968 Summer Olympics

France at the Olympic Games

Flag of France
IOC code  FRA
NOC French National Olympic and Sport Committee
Website www.franceolympique.com (French)
At the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City
Competitors 200 (169 men, 31 women) in 16 sports
Medals
Rank: 6
Gold
7
Silver
3
Bronze
5
Total
15
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
Winter Games
Intercalated Games
1906

France competed at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City, Mexico. 200 competitors, 169 men and 31 women, took part in 107 events in 16 sports.[1]

Contents

  • Medalists 1
    • Gold 1.1
    • Silver 1.2
    • Bronze 1.3
  • Athletics 2
  • Boxing 3
  • Canoeing 4
  • Cycling 5
  • Equestrianism 6
  • Fencing 7
  • Football 8
  • Gymnastics 9
  • Hockey 10
  • Modern pentathlon 11
  • Rowing 12
  • Sailing 13
  • Shooting 14
  • Swimming 15
  • Weightlifting 16
  • Wrestling 17
  • References 18

Medalists

Gold

Silver

Bronze

Athletics

Boxing

Canoeing

Cycling

Fourteen cyclists represented France in 1968.

Individual road race
Team time trial
Sprint
1000m time trial
Tandem
Individual pursuit
Team pursuit

Equestrianism

Fencing

20 fencers, 15 men and 5 women, represented France in 1968.

Men's foil
Men's team foil
Men's épée
Men's team épée
Men's sabre
Men's team sabre
Women's foil
Women's team foil

Football

Gymnastics

Hockey

Modern pentathlon

Three male pentathletes represented France in 1968. The team won the bronze medal.

Individual
Team
  • Raoul Gueguen
  • Lucien Guiguet
  • Jean-Pierre Giudicelli

Rowing

Sailing

Shooting

Swimming

Weightlifting

Wrestling

References

  1. ^ "France at the 1968 Mexico City Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 13 September 2014. 
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