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France

France Sports Stats

Definitions

  • Chess > GrandMasters: Number of GrandMaster chess champions, by country. A GrandMaster is the highest level of recognition in chess.
  • Chess > GrandMasters per million: Number of GrandMaster chess champions, by country. A GrandMaster is the highest level of recognition in chess. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Chess > International Masters: Number of International Masters in chess, by country. International Master is the second highest recognition in chess.
  • Chess > World Chess Rankings: Country rank by average rating of top 10 players
  • FIFA World Ranking > Men: World football rankings, point totals, March 2006.
  • FIFA World Ranking > Men per million: World football rankings, point totals, March 2006. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Soccer > 2012-13 UEFA Champions League > Association ranking > Teams: Number of teams from each association that qualified for the 2012-2013 UEFA Champions league.
  • Summer olympic medals > All time: All-time Summer Games medal standings, based on The Golden Book of the Olympic Games. Medal counts include the 1906 Intercalated Games, which are not recognized by the IOC.
  • Winter olympic medals > All time: All-time Winter Games medal standings, according to The Golden Book of the Olympic Games. Medal counts include figure skating medals (1908 and '20) and hockey medals (1920) awarded at the Summer Games. National medal standings for the Winter and Summer Games are not recognized by the IOC.
  • World Cup Totals > Goals for: Total goals for in World Cup history, 1930-2006. Includes own goals and penalty kicks. NOTE: Serbia & Montenegro includes historic Yugoslavia's totals. Germany includes West Germany totals.
  • World Cup Totals > Losses: Total number of losses in World Cup history, 1930-2006. NOTE: Serbia & Montenegro includes historic Yugoslavia's totals. Germany includes West Germany totals.
  • World Cup Totals > Points: Total points accrued from 1930 to 2006 in World Cup history. NOTE: Serbia & Montenegro includes historic Yugoslavia's totals. Germany includes West Germany totals.
  • World Cup Totals > Wins: Total matches won in World Cup history, 1930-2006. NOTE: Serbia & Montenegro includes historic Yugoslavia's totals. Germany includes West Germany totals.
  • World Cup Totals > Wins per million: Total matches won in World Cup history, 1930-2006. NOTE: Serbia & Montenegro includes historic Yugoslavia's totals. Germany includes West Germany totals. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
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
FIFA World Ranking > Men 760 2006 8th out of 197
FIFA World Ranking > Men per million 11.95 2006 162nd out of 188
Soccer > 2012-13 UEFA Champions League > Association ranking > Teams 3 2012 4th out of 45
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 > Goals for 95 2006 5th out of 72
World Cup Totals > Losses 17 2006 4th out of 72
World Cup Totals > Points 63 2006 6th out of 72
World Cup Totals > Wins 25 2006 5th out of 72
World Cup Totals > Wins per million 0.393 2006 22nd out of 68

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.; 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.; UEFA Country Ranking 2011; The Golden Book of the Olympic Games; Wikipedia: 1999 World Championships in Athletics; ESPN, FIFA Official Website, NationMaster; ESPN, FIFA Official Website, NationMaster. 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.

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