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Pierre Montenot

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 1
Silver 0
Bronze 0
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full namePierre•Montenot
Used namePierre•Montenot
Born1 November 1884
Died6 June 1953
NOC France


Pierre Montenot initially built town houses in Paris. Starting around 1930, he formed a team with Gustave Saacké and Pierre Bailly for a short time. Together they won the gold medal in the Art Competitions at the 1932 Los Angeles Olympics in the category architecture, architectural designs, for their work Circus For Toros. It is odd that the jury gave the 1932 prizes to the three Parisian architects for their plan of a bullring, as it was difficult to connect bullfighting with the Olympic Movement. Montenot’s pavilion for the 1931 Colonial Exhibition was a popular building in Paris.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1932 Summer Olympics Art Competitions FRA Pierre Montenot
Architecture, Architectural Designs, Open (Olympic) France 1 Gold
Architecture, Further Entries, Open (Olympic) France AC
Architecture, Further Entries, Open (Olympic) France AC