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Loïc Bruni, France, champion du monde 2017 VTT downhill

La France à nouveau deuxième meilleure nation en sports !

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Best Sports

2018

Top Positions Points % Chg
1 Football 800 35.4
2 Sailing 216 9.5
3 Volleyball 192 8.5 -1
4 Alpine Skiing 170 7.5 -1
5 Biathlon 142 6.3 -1
6 Fencing 111 4.9 -1
7 Shooting 88 3.9 -1
8 Rugby Union 88 3.9 -1
9 Freestyle Skiing 74 3.2 -1
10 Snowboarding 59 2.6 -1

2017

Top Positions Points % Chg
1 Handball 480 14.5 1
2 Volleyball 300 9.1 5
3 Athletics 277 8.4 1
4 Biathlon 202 6.1 2
5 Freestyle Skiing 161 4.9 11
6 Alpine Skiing 145 4.4 5
7 Fencing 144 4.3 3
8 Rowing 132 4.0 17
9 Open Water Swimming 118 3.6
10 Judo 116 3.5 -1

2016

Top Positions Points % Chg
1 Karate 408 10.7
2 Handball 384 10.0
3 Football 365 9.5 5
4 Athletics 225 5.9 3
5 Basketball 213 5.6 -1
6 Biathlon 210 5.5 3
7 Volleyball 180 4.7 -6
8 Tennis 138 3.6 3
9 Judo 134 3.5 -4
10 Fencing 128 3.3

2015

Top Positions Points % Chg
1 Volleyball 300 9.4 4
2 Handball 288 9.0
3 Swimming 180 5.6
4 Basketball 170 5.3 -3
5 Judo 168 5.2
6 Alpine Skiing 165 5.2 2
7 Athletics 157 4.9
8 Football 150 4.7 -6
9 Biathlon 134 4.2
10 Fencing 123 3.8 -6

2014

Top Positions Points % Chg
1 Basketball 260 10.3 1
2 Football 250 9.9 10
3 Shooting 166 6.6 26
4 Fencing 154 6.1 11
5 Volleyball 150 6.0
6 Sailing 146 5.8
7 Rugby Union 134 5.3 9
8 Alpine Skiing 112 4.5 -3
9 Biathlon 104 4.1 1
10 Snowboarding 97 3.9 12

France Positions

2018

Global Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 2
Gender:Men 1
Gender:Women 11
Continent:Europe 1
Per Capita Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 17
Gender:Men 10
Gender:Women 22
Continent:Europe 15

2017

Global Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 2
Gender:Men 2
Gender:Women 6
Continent:Europe 1
Per Capita Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 23
Gender:Men 22
Gender:Women 23
Continent:Europe 18

2016

Global Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 2
Gender:Men 2
Gender:Women 7
Continent:Europe 1
Per Capita Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 20
Gender:Men 19
Gender:Women 21
Continent:Europe 16

2015

Global Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 4
Gender:Men 2
Gender:Women 10
Continent:Europe 2
Per Capita Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 24
Gender:Men 24
Gender:Women 28
Continent:Europe 19

2014

Global Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 5
Gender:Men 4
Gender:Women 13
Continent:Europe 3
Per Capita Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 24
Gender:Men 21
Gender:Women 30
Continent:Europe 21
Alexandra Recchia, France (Karate)

La France, vice-championne du monde de sport en 2016, défend son rang

 In this, our first French-language article (with English translation below), we reflect on the factors which brought France to a historic sec...