- France at the 1912 Summer Olympics
Infobox Olympics France
Francecompeted at the 1912 Summer Olympicsin Stockholm, Sweden.
Jean Cariou— Equestrian, Individual jumping
Gaston Thube, Jacques Thubeand Amédé Thube— Sailing, Men's 6m class
Paul Colas— Shooting, Men's 300m free rifle, three positions
Paul Colas— Shooting, Men's 600m free rifle
André Gobertand Maurice Germot— Tennis, Men's doubles indoor
André Gobert— Tennis, Men's singles indoor
Marguerite Broquedis— Tennis, Women's singles outdoor
Charles Poulenard, Pierre Failliot, Charles Lelongand Robert Schurrer— Athletics, Men's 4x400m Relay
Jean Bouin— Athletics, Men's 5000m
Louis Segura— Gymnastics, Men's all-around
Michel Dufourt, Jean Cariou, Bernard Meyerand Albert Seigner— Equestrian, Team jumping
Jean Cariou— Equestrian, Individual eventing
Albert Canetand Eduard Meny De Marangue— Tennis, Men's doubles outdoor
Marguerite Broquedisand Albert Canet— Tennis, Mixed doubles outdoor
32 athletes represented France. It was the fourth appearance of the nation in athletics, which France appeared in each time the nation appeared at the Olympics.
Jean Bouinset a new Olympic record in the 5000 metres in the semifinals, holding it only until the final. Despite dropping another nearly 30 seconds off his time in the final, he came in second a mere .1 seconds behind Hannes Kolehmainenof Finland. The French 4x400 metre relay also took a silver medal to bring the nation's total in athletics to 2 silver medals.
Ranks given are within that athlete's heat for running events.
; Eventing(The maximum score in each of the five events was 10.00 points. Ranks given are for the cumulative score after each event. Team score is the sum of the top three individual scores.)
France had two competitors in the first Olympic pentathlon competition. The French pentathletes placed 15th and 19th among the 22 finishers.
(The scoring system was point-for-place in each of the five events, with the smallest point total winning.)
* [http://www.aafla.org/5va/reports_frmst.htm Official Olympic Reports]
* [http://www.olympic.org/uk/athletes/results/search_r_uk.asp International Olympic Committee results database]
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