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France Summer Sports

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Games: 28 summer games in 19 countries
Events: 506 distinct events in 42 sports

Participants: 5,093 (4,247 men and 846 women)
Youngest Participant: Noël Vandernotte (12 years, 231 days), 1936 Summer Games
Oldest Participant: William Martin (71 years, 212 days), 1900 Summer Games
Most Medals (Athlete): Philippe Cattiau and Roger Ducret (8 medals)

42 Sports

Rk Sport From To Participants Men Women Gold Silver Bronze Total Top Medalist(s)
1 Archery 1900 2012 67 53 14 7 10 7 24 Julien Brulé (5 medals)
2 Art Competitions 1912 1948 180 164 16 4 4 5 13 Jacques Lambert (2 medals)
3 Athletics 1896 2012 819 640 179 14 23 25 62 Alain Mimoun (4 medals)
4 Badminton 1992 2012 12 6 6
5 Basketball 1936 2012 112 89 23 3 3 38 athletes with 1 medal
6 Beach Volleyball 1996 2004 7 4 3
7 Boxing 1908 2012 148 148 0 4 7 8 19 Jérôme Thomas (2 medals)
8 Canoeing 1936 2012 151 119 32 7 8 18 33 Georges Dransart and Tony Estanguet (3 medals)
9 Cricket 1900 1900 3 3 0 3 athletes with 1 medal
10 Croquet 1900 1900 10 7 3 3 2 2 7 3 athletes with 2 medals
11 Cycling 1896 2012 358 329 29 42 28 27 97 Daniel Morelon (5 medals)
12 Diving 1920 2012 46 28 18 1 1 Mady Moreau (1 medal)
13 Equestrianism 1900 2012 181 168 13 13 14 12 39 André Jousseaumé (5 medals)
14 Fencing 1896 2012 448 394 54 44 41 35 120 Philippe Cattiau and Roger Ducret (8 medals)
15 Figure Skating 1920 1920 2 1 1
16 Football 1900 2012 185 168 17 1 1 2 32 athletes with 1 medal
17 Golf 1900 1900 7 2 5
18 Gymnastics 1896 2012 349 268 81 5 10 11 26 3 athletes with 3 medals
19 Handball 1992 2012 83 50 33 2 1 3 10 athletes with 2 medals
20 Hockey 1908 1972 108 108 0
21 Ice Hockey 1920 1920 7 7 0
22 Judo 1964 2012 85 55 30 12 8 24 44 David Douillet and Angelo Parisi (3 medals)
23 Modern Pentathlon 1912 2012 43 39 4 2 2 6 athletes with 1 medal
24 Motorboating 1908 1908 1 1 0 1 1 Émile Thubron (1 medal)
25 Polo 1900 1924 12 12 0 4 athletes with 1 medal
26 Rhythmic Gymnastics 1984 2012 18 0 18
27 Rowing 1900 2012 368 341 27 7 16 15 38 Gaston Delaplane (3 medals)
28 Rugby 1900 1924 48 48 0 2 2 Adolphe Bousquet (2 medals)
29 Sailing 1900 2012 258 234 24 14 12 17 43 Jacques Baudrier and Émile Michelet (3 medals)
30 Shooting 1896 2012 210 186 24 12 14 13 39 Léon Moreaux (7 medals)
31 Swimming 1900 2012 335 216 119 8 13 19 40 Amaury Leveaux and Alain Bernard (4 medals)
32 Synchronized Swimming 1984 2012 25 0 25 1 1 Virginie Dedieu and Myriam Lignot (1 medal)
33 Table Tennis 1988 2012 12 7 5 1 1 2 Jean-Philippe Gatien (2 medals)
34 Taekwondo 2000 2012 7 3 4 2 4 6 Pascal Gentil (2 medals)
35 Tennis 1896 2012 67 44 23 8 7 8 23 Max Décugis (6 medals)
36 Trampolining 2000 2012 2 2 0
37 Triathlon 2000 2012 16 9 7
38 Tug-Of-War 1900 1900 5 5 0 5 athletes with 1 medal
39 Volleyball 1988 2004 31 31 0
40 Water Polo 1900 1992 100 100 0 1 2 3 Paul Dujardin and Henri Padou, Sr. (2 medals)
41 Weightlifting 1906 2012 84 81 3 9 3 4 16 Louis Hostin (3 medals)
42 Wrestling 1906 2012 130 124 6 4 4 9 17 3 athletes with 2 medals