The site crashed at the very moment it first opened today at 8am BST.
Needless to say, the Brits are being blamed for the first day crash. It seems, according to the Telegraph, that there was such a rush of British expats to pre register that the French site could not cope and fell over.
Olympic Medals won during the Beijing 2008 Olympics
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