Maurice Perrin

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 1
Silver 0
Bronze 0
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameMaurice Joseph Jean•Perrin
Used nameMaurice•Perrin
Born26 October 1911 in Paris XIIe, Paris (FRA)
Died2 January 1992 in Plaisir, Yvelines (FRA)
NOC France

Biography

Maurice Perrin was a very successful sprinter around 1930. In 1930 and 1932 he won the Grand Prix Cyclo-Sport de Vitesse and in 1931 the København (Copenhagen) Sprint Grand Prix. In 1929 he had briefly competed as a professional. Perrin spent four years in World War II in a German POW camp and then took over his parent’s wholesale meat trade in Paris. He later lived on the family estate in the Beaujolais.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1932 Summer Olympics Cycling Track (Cycling) FRA Maurice Perrin
Tandem Sprint, 2,000 metres, Men (Olympic) Louis Chaillot 1 Gold