France

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Best Sports

2020

Top Positions Points % Chg
1 Biathlon 178 34.5
2 Alpine Skiing 112 21.7
3 Track Cycling 48 9.3
4 Triathlon 48 9.3
5 Rugby Union 44 8.5 -1
6 Freestyle Skiing 43 8.3 -1
7 Road Cycling 24 4.7
8 Snowboarding 9 1.7 -2
9 Cross Country Skiing 8 1.6 -2
10 Speedskating 2 0.4 -2

2019

Top Positions Points % Chg
1 Basketball 294 10.1 6
2 Alpine Skiing 192 6.6 2
3 Judo 171 5.9 6
4 Mountain Bike 166 5.7 7
5 Football 159 5.5 -4
6 Rugby Union 142 4.9 6
7 Freestyle Skiing 139 4.8 6
8 Biathlon 128 4.4 -2
9 Fencing 113 3.9 1
10 Track Cycling 110 3.8 8

2018

Top Positions Points % Chg
1 Football 800 24.7
2 Volleyball 240 7.4
3 Sailing 216 6.7
4 Alpine Skiing 170 5.2 2
5 Shooting 144 4.4 12
6 Biathlon 142 4.4 -2
7 Basketball 140 4.3
8 Karate 114 3.5
9 Judo 112 3.5 1
10 Fencing 111 3.4 -3

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

France Positions

2020

Global Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 5
Gender:Men 3
Gender:Women 15
Continent:Europe 4
Per Capita Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 15
Gender:Men 10
Gender:Women 18
Continent:Europe 12

2019

Global Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 5
Gender:Men 3
Gender:Women 11
Continent:Europe 3
Per Capita Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 28
Gender:Men 23
Gender:Women 29
Continent:Europe 23

2018

Global Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 2
Gender:Men 1
Gender:Women 8
Continent:Europe 1
Per Capita Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 22
Gender:Men 17
Gender:Women 24
Continent:Europe 19

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
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