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France at the Paralympic Games

Region: Europe
Participated: 1960-2018
Athlete with most gold medals (Summer Games): HESS Beatrice 20 gold, 5 silver, 0 bronze (1984-2004) [→ show more]
Athlete with most gold medals (Winter Games): BOCHET Marie 8 gold, 0 silver, 0 bronze (2014-2018) [→ show more]
Sport with most gold medals: Swimming (119 gold medals)

Medals By Sport - Summer Games

Sport Gold Silver Bronze Total
Football 5-a-side0101
Lawn Bowls1056
Table Tennis344347124
Wheelchair Basketball1034
Wheelchair Fencing624338143
Wheelchair Tennis24713
Total medals (Summer Games) 346 347 345 1038

Medals By Sport - Winter Games

Sport Gold Silver Bronze Total
Alpine Skiing394134114
Total medals (Winter Games) 59 55 57 171

Medals By Year

Games Gold Silver Bronze Total
1960 Rome (Summer Games)3317
1964 Tokyo (Summer Games)42511
1968 Tel Aviv (Summer Games)1310932
1972 Heidelberg (Summer Games)1081533
1976 Ornskoldsvik (Winter Games)2035
1976 Toronto (Summer Games)23211458
1980 Geilo (Winter Games)1113
1980 Arnhem (Summer Games)28263185
1984 Innsbruck (Winter Games)4206
1984 Stoke Mandeville (GBR), New York (USA) (Summer Games)716946186
1988 Innsbruck (Winter Games)55313
1988 Seoul (Summer Games)464450140
1992 Albertville (Winter Games)64919
1992 Barcelona (Summer Games)363634106
1994 Lillehammer (Winter Games)1461131
1996 Atlanta (Summer Games)35293195
1998 Nagano (Winter Games)59822
2000 Sydney (Summer Games)30282886
2002 Salt Lake City (Winter Games)211619
2004 Athens (Summer Games)18263074
2006 Torino (Winter Games)72615
2008 Beijing (Summer Games)12211952
2010 Vancouver (Winter Games)1416
2012 London (Summer Games)8191845
2014 Sochi (Winter Games)53412
2016 Rio de Janeiro (Summer Games)951428
2018 Pyeongchang (Winter Games)78520
Total medals (Summer & Winter Games) 405 402 402 1209

Recent Medals - Summer Games

Recent Medals - Winter Games

All-Time Participants - Summer Games

Games Men Women Total
1960 Rome10111
1964 Tokyo13013
1968 Tel Aviv401454
1972 Heidelberg421961
1976 Toronto421052
1980 Arnhem762097
1984 Stoke Mandeville (GBR), New York (USA)7837115
1988 Seoul9521116
1992 Barcelona10639145
1996 Atlanta12225147
2000 Sydney11630146
2004 Athens10630136
2008 Beijing8139120
2012 London10151152
2016 Rio de Janeiro8042122

All-Time Participants - Winter Games

Games Men Women Total
1976 Ornskoldsvik17421
1980 Geilo19221
1984 Innsbruck14216
1988 Innsbruck15116
1992 Albertville28331
1994 Lillehammer23326
1998 Nagano21425
2002 Salt Lake City12618
2006 Torino14519
2010 Vancouver17421
2014 Sochi11314
2018 Pyeongchang9211


The results data of the IPC Historical Results Archive is based on information contained/ sourced in the original hardcopy final results publications. Some information from earlier Paralympic Games (i.e. 1960-1988) such as relay and team members are not presented in these source. Therefore, final results, medal standings and derived statistics may not be complete. If you encounter any inaccuracies or errors, please do not hesitate to send a message to sdmsadmin[at]paralympic[dot]org with the details and proving materials.

Important note on the definition of participants: Only athletes that appear in the official results books in the section of final results are included in the database and counted towards participant statistics. Data for 2014 and 2016 are accurate. Statistics for previous Games editions are under review.

Important note on competition partners: Competition partners eligible for medals are included in the combined participant statistics until 2014. Statistics for 2016 and beyond consider athletes with an impairment and their competition partners separately. If you need participant statistics for athletes with an impairment only, please contact us at sdmsadmin[at]paralympic[dot]org.