France at the
1952 Summer Olympics
Flag of France.svg
IOC codeFRA
NOCFrench National Olympic and Sports Committee
Websitewww.franceolympique.com (in French)
in Helsinki
Competitors245 (214 men and 31 women) in 18 sports
Flag bearer Ignace Heinrich
Medals
Ranked 7th
Gold
6
Silver
6
Bronze
6
Total
18
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

France competed at the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki, Finland. 245 competitors, 214 men and 31 women, took part in 131 events in 18 sports.[1]

Medalists

Gold

Silver

Bronze

Athletics

Main article: Athletics at the 1952 Summer Olympics

Basketball

Main article: Basketball at the 1952 Summer Olympics

Men's Team Competition

Boxing

Main article: Boxing at the 1952 Summer Olympics

Canoeing

Main article: Canoeing at the 1952 Summer Olympics

Cycling

Main article: Cycling at the 1952 Summer Olympics

Road Competition

Men's Individual Road Race (190.4 km)

Track Competition

Men's 1.000m Time Trial

Men's 1.000m Sprint Scratch Race

Men's 4.000m Team Pursuit

Diving

Main article: Diving at the 1952 Summer Olympics

Men's 3m Springboard

Women's 10m Platform

Equestrian

Main article: Equestrian at the 1952 Summer Olympics

Fencing

Main article: Fencing at the 1952 Summer Olympics

21 fencers, 18 men and 3 women, represented France in 1952.

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

Football

Main article: Football at the 1952 Summer Olympics

Gymnastics

Main article: Gymnastics at the 1952 Summer Olympics

Hockey

Main article: Field hockey at the 1952 Summer Olympics

Modern pentathlon

Main article: Modern pentathlon at the 1952 Summer Olympics

Three male pentathletes represented France in 1952.

Individual
Team

Rowing

Main article: Rowing at the 1952 Summer Olympics

France had 17 male rowers participate in six out of seven rowing events in 1952.[2]

Men's single sculls
Men's double sculls
Men's coxless pair
Men's coxed pair
Men's coxless four
Men's coxed four

Sailing

Main article: Sailing at the 1952 Summer Olympics

Shooting

Main article: Shooting at the 1952 Summer Olympics

Nine shooters represented France in 1952.

25 m pistol
50 m pistol
50 m rifle, three positions
50 m rifle, prone
100m running deer
Trap

Swimming

Main article: Swimming at the 1952 Summer Olympics

Weightlifting

Main article: Weightlifting at the 1952 Summer Olympics

Wrestling

Main article: Wrestling at the 1952 Summer Olympics

References

  1. ^ "France at the 1952 Helsinki Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 13 November 2014. Retrieved 15 February 2015.
  2. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "France Rowing at the 1952 Helsinki Summer Games". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 10 March 2018.