Olympics Olympic Athletes Born in France

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List of Olympic athletes born in France, listed alphabetically with photos when available. These famous Olympians from France have achieved some of the highest honors in sports history just by qualifying for the Olympics, as most athletes will never be chosen to represent their countries. These are the most prominent people from France who have competed in the Olympics, although not all of them have taken home an Olympic medal. While these popular France Olympians were born in France, they didn't necessarily compete for their originating country. Examples of athletes on this list: Alain Bernard, Alizé Cornet and more.

This list answers the questions, "Which Olympians are from France?" and "Which Olympians were born in France?"

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Jacques Anquetil is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in France
Jacques Anquetil Died at 53 (1934-1987)

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Adeline Wuillème is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in France

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Laure Pequegnot is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in France

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Adolf Wagner is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in France
Adolf Wagner Died at 54 (1890-1944)

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Aimé Cassayet-Armagnac is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in France
Aimé Cassayet-Armagnac Died at 34 (1893-1927)

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Robert Chef d’Hôtel is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in France

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Alaeddine Yahia is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in France

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Max Morinière is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in France

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Alain Bernard is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in France
Alain Bernard age 33

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Alain Blondel is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in France
Alain Blondel age 54

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Alain Bondue is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in France
Alain Bondue age 58

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Alain Calmat is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in France
Alain Calmat age 76

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Laurent Hernu is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in France
Laurent Hernu age 40

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Alain Giletti is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in France
Alain Giletti age 77

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Thomas Allier is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in France
Thomas Allier age 42

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Jimmy Kébé is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in France
Jimmy Kébé age 33

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Albert Coray is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in France

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Albert Rust is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in France
Albert Rust age 63

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Yave Cahard is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in France
Yave Cahard age 59

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Alex Antor is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in France
Alex Antor age 38

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Marie-Pierre Leray is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in France

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Alex Thépot is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in France
Alex Thépot Died at 83 (1906-1989)

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Jean-Michel Larqué is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in France

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Emmanuel Jonnier is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in France

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Alexandre Rousselet is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in France

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Alexis Vastine is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in France

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François Braud is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in France

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Ali Fergani is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in France
Ali Fergani age 64

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Nicolas Dessum is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in France
Nicolas Dessum age 40

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Jean-Christophe Thouvenel is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in France
Jean-Christophe Thouvenel age 58

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Alizé Cornet is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in France
Alizé Cornet age 27

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Amandine Leynaud is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in France

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Jean Graczyk is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in France
Jean Graczyk Died at 71 (1933-2004)

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Otto Froitzheim is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in France
Otto Froitzheim Died at 78 (1884-1962)

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Amaury Leveaux is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in France

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Sylviane Félix is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in France
Sylviane Félix age 39

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André Auffray is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in France
André Auffray Died at 69 (1884-1953)

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André Béhotéguy is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in France
André Béhotéguy Died at 60 (1900-1960)

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Jacques Brugnon is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in France
Jacques Brugnon Died at 83 (1895-1978)

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Emmanuel Chedal is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in France

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André Gobert is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in France
André Gobert Died at 61 (1890-1951)

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Tessa Worley is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in France
Tessa Worley age 27

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Andrée Brunet is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in France
Andrée Brunet Died at 92 (1901-1993)

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Laurent Jalabert is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in France

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Anne-Caroline Chausson is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in France

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Annie Famose is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in France
Annie Famose age 72

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Eddy De Lépine is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in France

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Michel Leblond is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in France
Michel Leblond Died at 77 (1932-2009)

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Francesc Soulie is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in France

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Anthony Benna is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Olympic Athletes Born in France
Anthony Benna age 29