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France

France Sports Stats

Definitions

STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Chess > GrandMasters 29 2006 8th out of 134
Chess > GrandMasters per million 0.456 2006 39th out of 127
Chess > International Masters 67 2006 10th out of 134
Chess > World Chess Rankings 2,620 2006 4th out of 134
European Championships in Athletics > Medals Table > Position 4. 2002
FIFA World Ranking > Men 760 2006 8th out of 197
FIFA World Ranking > Men per million 11.95 2006 162nd out of 188
FWA Footballer of the Year > Winners > Winning years 1995-96, 1998-99, 2001-02, 2002-03, 2003-04, 2005-06 2005
Formula One car racing > World Drivers' Champions > By nationality > Drivers by Name > Titles Alain Prost 2010
Summer Olympics medals per capita > Gold 13 2000 5th out of 51
Summer Olympics medals per capita > Population 59 296 000 2000
Summer olympic medals > All time 598 1906 3rd out of 115
Winter olympic medals > All time 72 1920 10th out of 36
World Championships in Athletics > Medals Table > Position 3. 2003
World Cup Totals > Wins 25 2006 5th out of 72

SOURCES: World Chess Federation, 2006; World Chess Federation, 2006. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; Wikipedia: 1978 European Championships in Athletics; Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA); Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA). Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; Football Writers Association: FWA Footballer of the Year; Various sources compiled into Wikipedia's List of Formula One World Drivers' Champions; Wikipedia: 1996 Summer Olympics medals per capita; The Golden Book of the Olympic Games; Wikipedia: 1999 World Championships in Athletics; ESPN, FIFA Official Website, NationMaster

Citation

"France Sports Stats", NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/profiles/France/Sports