Maurice Perrin

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 1
Silver 0
Bronze 0
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
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


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.


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