France at the
1960 Summer Paralympics
IPC codeFRA
NPCFrench Paralympic and Sports Committee
Websitefrance-paralympique.fr
in Rome
Competitors6 in 4 sports
Medals
Ranked 9th
Gold
3
Silver
3
Bronze
1
Total
7
Summer Paralympics appearances (overview)
France at Rome 1960
France at Rome 1960
Basket team
Basket team

France competed at the inaugural Summer Paralympic Games in 1960 in Rome. France's six athletes competed in four sports: archery, athletics, dartchery and swimming. All of France's athletes obtained medals in every event they competed in.[1]

Medallists

Medal Name Sport Event
 Gold Trouverie Archery Men's Columbia round open
 Gold Barbier Athletics Men's club throw B
 Gold Jarrige Swimming Men's 25 metre crawl juniors incomplete class 2
 Silver Delapietra Archery Men's Columbia round open
 Silver Figoni Archery Men's St. Nicholas round open
 Silver Jarrige Swimming Men's 25 metre backstroke juniors incomplete class 2
 Bronze Bernabei & Trouverie Dartchery Mixed pairs open

Archery

Main article: Archery at the 1960 Summer Paralympics

France entered three competitors in archery.

Athletics

Main article: Athletics at the 1960 Summer Paralympics

France's only entry in athletics was Barbier, who took gold in the Men's club throw (category B) with a throw of 38.24m.[3]

Dartchery

Main article: Dartchery at the 1960 Summer Paralympics

Bernabei and Trouverie, France's representatives in dartchery, finished third in the Mixed pairs open and took bronze.[4]

Swimming

Main article: Swimming at the 1960 Summer Paralympics

Jarrige was France's only entry in swimming, and competed in two events:

See also

References

  1. ^ France at the 1960 Summer Paralympics, International Paralympic Committee
  2. ^ France at the 1960 Summer Paralympics, International Paralympic Committee
  3. ^ France at the 1960 Summer Paralympics, International Paralympic Committee
  4. ^ France at the 1960 Summer Paralympics, International Paralympic Committee
  5. ^ France at the 1960 Summer Paralympics, International Paralympic Committee