In 2012, the French Olympic Committee fielded 330 athletes in 24 different sports.
There are 708 athletes competing for France at the 2008 Olympic games.
In 2012, the French Olympic Committee is fielding 330 athletes in 24 different sports; field hockey and volleyball are the only sports in which France has no Olympic representation.
Luxembourg first sent an official team to the Olympics at the 1912 Games in Stockholm. They sent 21 athletes to compete in gymnastics and athletics. They won no medals. But the first athlete born in Luxembourg to compete at the Olympics was Michel Théato who won gold in the marathon at the 1900 Games in Paris. Michel lived in Paris and, at the time, was considered part of the French Olympic team.
Sports that French athletes competed in at the 2008 Games in Beijing: Diving, Swimming, Synchronised Swimming, Archery, Athletics, Badminton, Boxing, Canoeing, Cycling, Equestrian, Fencing, Gymnastics, Handball, Judo, Modern pentathlon, Rowing, Sailing, Shooting, Table tennis, Taekwondo, Tennis, Triathlon, Weightlifting, and Wrestling.
It caused a flood of track athletes into the French Olympic team after all the running practice they had.
who are some girl french athletes
There was only one person on the French olympic team fo 2008. Her name is Aine O Connor. She is cool. She won every event. She bet Usain Bolt by 99m inthe 100m sprint.
The French Olympic Committee sent a total of 330 athletes to the Games, 183 men and 147 women, to compete in 24 sports. France won a total of 34 medals - 11 gold, 11 silver, and 12 bronze. France national men's handball team was one of the gold medal winners with 15 members receiving gold medals
The French have had a number of successful Olympic athletes. Some of these include Marie-Jose Perec, Thierry Henry, and Amelie Mauresmo.
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French Olympic Committee was created in 1894.
Hitler started the Olympics in 1936. Hitler merely declared the Games open in 1936, he had nothing to do with starting the Olympic Movement. The most widely held estimate for the inception of the Ancient Olympics is 776 BC. The Olympic Games, were first revived with a modern international Olympic Games held in 1859 in Athens, Greece. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) was founded in 1894 on the initiative of a French nobleman, Pierre Frédy, Baron de Coubertin. His vision was to bring together amateur athletes from around the world to compete in a variety of events. The First Olympic Games to be held under the IOC was Athens in 1896.
there are 334 french athletes competting in the Beijing 2008 Olympics!!
they were 53 athletes
The governing body of the Olympic Games. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) is a permanent committee entrusted with the control and development of the modern Olympic Games. It is responsible for ensuring that the Olympic Games are celebrated in the spirit that inspired their revival in 1894. The IOC elects its own members. Each member speaks either French or English and lives in a country with a National Olympic Committee, approved by the IOC, to promote the Olympic movement and amateur sport in that country. In 1966, the IOC created a body, the International Olympic Committee Medical Commission, to combat doping. It is now divided into four subcommissions with responsibilities that include: combating doping; helping athletes to improve their performances without contravening basic principles; enabling athletes to avoid injury; and disseminating information, such as a code of ethics, to physicians treating athletes and to other interested people.
As far as the Modern Olympics, France first competed at the 1896 Games in Athens. French athletes won 11 medals (5 gold, 4 silver, 2 bronze).
French and English are the two recognized Olympic languages and it is tradition that the announcements are made in French first, and then English
They had the French and Indian War
They were expected to serve the Nation.
"the Olympic torch" is "la torche olympique" (fem.)
The Olympic charter of the International Olympics Committee (IOC) specify that French and English are the official languages so both are used.