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Games: 29 summer games in 20 countries
Events: 519 distinct events in 43 sports

Participants: 5,353 (4,393 men and 960 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)

43 Sports

Rk Sport From To Participants Men Women Gold Silver Bronze Total Top Medalist(s)
1 Archery 1900 2016 69 55 14 7 11 7 25 Julien Brulé (5 medals)
2 Art Competitions 1912 1948 180 161 19 4 4 5 13 Jacques Lambert (2 medals)
3 Athletics 1896 2016 846 653 193 14 26 29 69 Alain Mimoun (4 medals)
4 Badminton 1992 2016 13 6 7
5 Basketball 1936 2016 127 95 32 3 3 38 athletes with 1 medal
6 Beach Volleyball 1996 2004 7 4 3
7 Boxing 1908 2016 157 155 2 6 9 10 25 Jérôme Thomas (2 medals)
8 Canoeing 1936 2016 161 124 37 8 9 19 36 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 2016 370 338 32 42 28 28 98 Daniel Morelon (5 medals)
12 Diving 1920 2016 48 29 19 1 1 Mady Moreau (1 medal)
13 Equestrianism 1900 2016 188 174 14 15 15 12 42 André Jousseaumé (5 medals)
14 Fencing 1896 2016 461 399 62 45 42 36 123 Philippe Cattiau and Roger Ducret (8 medals)
15 Figure Skating 1920 1920 2 1 1
16 Football 1900 2016 194 168 26 1 1 2 32 athletes with 1 medal
17 Golf 1900 2016 11 4 7
18 Gymnastics 1896 2016 357 271 86 5 10 11 26 3 athletes with 3 medals
19 Handball 1992 2016 102 59 43 2 2 1 5 5 athletes with 3 medals
20 Hockey 1908 1972 108 108 0
21 Ice Hockey 1920 1920 7 7 0
22 Judo 1964 2016 93 61 32 14 10 25 49 3 athletes with 3 medals
23 Modern Pentathlon 1912 2016 45 41 4 1 2 3 7 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 2016 19 0 19
27 Rowing 1900 2016 380 349 31 8 16 16 40 Gaston Delaplane (3 medals)
28 Rugby 1900 1924 48 48 0 2 2 Adolphe Bousquet (2 medals)
29 Rugby Sevens 2016 2016 25 12 13
30 Sailing 1900 2016 268 241 27 15 12 19 46 Jacques Baudrier and Émile Michelet (3 medals)
31 Shooting 1896 2016 214 189 25 12 15 14 41 Léon Moreaux (7 medals)
32 Swimming 1900 2016 352 225 127 8 14 20 42 Amaury Leveaux and Alain Bernard (4 medals)
33 Synchronized Swimming 1984 2016 27 0 27 1 1 Virginie Dedieu and Myriam Lignot (1 medal)
34 Table Tennis 1988 2016 15 10 5 1 1 2 Jean-Philippe Gatien (2 medals)
35 Taekwondo 2000 2016 10 4 6 3 4 7 Pascal Gentil (2 medals)
36 Tennis 1896 2016 71 47 24 8 7 8 23 Max Décugis (6 medals)
37 Trampolining 2000 2016 4 3 1
38 Triathlon 2000 2016 20 11 9
39 Tug-Of-War 1900 1900 5 5 0 5 athletes with 1 medal
40 Volleyball 1988 2016 41 41 0
41 Water Polo 1900 2016 113 112 0 1 2 3 Paul Dujardin and Henri Padou, Sr. (2 medals)
42 Weightlifting 1906 2016 86 82 4 9 3 4 16 Louis Hostin (3 medals)
43 Wrestling 1906 2016 131 125 6 4 4 9 17 3 athletes with 2 medals