Maurice Germot

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games • Competed in Intercalated Games • Competed in Olympic Games (non-medal events)
Full nameMarie Claude Maurice•Germot
Used nameMaurice•Germot
Born15 November 1882 in Vichy, Allier (FRA)
Died6 August 1958 in Vichy, Allier (FRA)
AffiliationsSporting Club Vichy
NOC France
Medals OG IG
Gold 1 1
Silver 0 1
Bronze 0 0
Total 1 2


Maurice Germot played Olympic tennis in 1906, 1908, and 1912, winning three medals, including gold medals in doubles in 1906, with Max Décugis, and 1912, alongside André Gobert. Germot was French Champion in singles in 1905-06 and 1910, and lost in the final in 1908-09 and 1911. He won nine French titles in doubles, all with Décugis, in 1904, 1906-09, and 1911-14. Indoors, Germot also won four consecutive French titles in doubles, partnering Décugis in 1910-12 and Gobert in 1913. Germot and Décugis also won the 1902 German doubles title.

Internationally Germot made the final of the 1913 World Covered Court Championship in Stockholm, losing to Tony Wilding. Germot also made the quarter-finals at the World Hard Court Championships and at Wimbledon in 1914. He played Wimbledon in 1908 and 1912-14, and played three ties for France in Davis Cup in 1905, 1913, and 1914, winning one of seven matches.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1900 Summer Olympics Tennis FRA Maurice Germot
Doubles, Handicap, Mixed (Olympic (non-medal)) Katie Gilou 2
Singles, Handicap, Men (Olympic (non-medal)) =9
Doubles, Handicap, Men (Olympic (non-medal)) Finger 2
1906 Intercalated Games Tennis FRA Maurice Germot
Singles, Men (Intercalated) 2 Silver
Doubles, Men (Intercalated) Max Decugis 1 Gold
1908 Summer Olympics Tennis FRA Maurice Germot
Singles, Men (Olympic) =5
Doubles, Men (Olympic) Max Decugis DNS
1912 Summer Olympics Tennis FRA Maurice Germot
Singles, Covered Courts, Men (Olympic) =9
Doubles, Covered Courts, Men (Olympic) André Gobert 1 Gold