TG17210a 80th memorial anniversary of Pierre de Coubertin (Olympic fencing since 1896; Pierre de Coubertin (1863–1937), Pierre de Coubertin was particularly fond of rugby and was the referee of the first ever French championship rugby; The javelin was part of the pentathlon of the Ancient Olympic Games beginning in 708 BC; Pierre de Coubertin practiced boxing, fencing, horse riding and rowing)
The Olympic Committee Spent Years Concern-Trolling Women About 'Wandering Wombs'
Alice Milliat, a French athlete who dominated rowing, soccer, and track and field competitions, was fed up with restrictions keeping women from Olympic competitions. So she organized a new Olympic Games—one for women only, the first of its kind.
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The France Synchronized swimming team appreciating oxygen.
The French Men's Four with Julien Despres, Benjamin Rondeau, Germain Chardin and…
"In the quarter final he was easily beating French opponent Saurin when a family of ducks strayed into his lane. Pearce momentarily stopped rowing to let the ducks pass; he still won by 20 lengths and broke the course record."