France: Medal of Honour for Youth and Sports
Médaille d'honneur de la Jeunesse et des Sports
Ribbon: Light blue with narrow dark blue edge stripes.
Instituted: 6 June 1956 in a single class (Silver Medal), the other 2 classes being added on 14 October 1959.
Awarded: For services to young people in the area of physical education and sport, mostly by coaches and administrators. Once expanded to 3 claases awards were based on length of service.
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