Coming right after the US, China, and Japan, la France is actually not doing so bad in those Summer jeux olympiques of Londres (London): the total count is of 16 medals—so far!
Jeudi 2 août (Thursday, August 2nd)
Track cyclists Michael d’Almeida, Grégory Baugé, and Kevin Sireau won silver against organizer Britain.
Audrey Tcheuméo earned bronze in the judo women’s half heavyweight competition.
Emilie Fer won the gold medal in the kayak slalom. That was the sixth gold medal for les Bleus!
Mercredi 1er août (Wednesday, August 1st)
Charlotte Bonnet, Coralie Balmy, Camille Muffat, and Ophlié-Cyrielle Etienne earned a bronze medal in women’s 4x200m freestyle relay final
Lucie Décosse outclassed the German Kerstin Thiele. That was the fifth gold for France, and the twelvth French medal
Mardi, 31 juillet (Tuesday, July 31st)
France’s Amaury Leveaux, Gregory Mallet, Clement Lefert and Yannick Agnel won silver medals for the men’s 4×200-meter freestyle relay swimming final
You’ve already seen her above: Camille Muffat got the tenth medal for France!
Tony Estanguet won the third médaille d’or (gold medal) of his life
Judoka Gévrise Emane ”bites” her bronze after beating the South Korean Da-Woon Joung
Lundi, 30 juillet (Monday, July 30th)
Yannick Agnel, French nageur (swimmer) and national record holder in the 200 and 400 m freestyle, won two medals in two days in a row!
A little “bisou” from Ugo Legrand to his bronze medal
Automne Pavia won bronze by defeating Hungarian Hedvig Karakas
Dimanche, 29 juillet (Sunday, July 29th)
“Shooting star” Céline Goberville won la médaille d’argent (silver medal). The gold went for the Chinese Guo Wenjun and the bronze for the Ukranian Olena Kostevych
A few days before celebrating her 21st birthday (which is actually today), Priscilla Gneto won the bronze against Belgian judoka Ilse Heylen
I know, she looks quite familiar to you at this point: Camille Muffat won gold, beating the American Allison Schmitt and the British champion Rebecca Adlington
4x100m French swimmers faced the Americans (led by “the” Michael Phelps) and Russia, and won la première place (the first place)!