Marcel Renaud (canoeist)

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Marcel Renaud
Medal record
Men's canoe sprint
Olympic Games
Silver 1956 Melbourne C-2 10000 m
World Championships
Bronze 1954 Mâcon K-4 1000 m
Men's canoe slalom
World Championships
Gold 1949 Geneva C-1 team

Marcel Renaud (born May 27, 1926) is a French sprint canoer and slalom canoer who competed in the 1940s and 1950s. Competing in two Summer Olympics, he won a silver medal in the C-2 10000 m event at Melbourne in 1956.

Renaud also won a bronze medal in the K-4 1000 m at the 1954 ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships at Mâcon.

Renaud's uncle Marcel finished fourth in the 4000 m team pursuit cycling event at Paris in 1924. Both of his sons would win Olympic canoeing medals of their own. His oldest son, Eric, won a bronze in the C-2 1000 m event at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles while his youngest son, Philippe, won a bronze in the C-2 500 m at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul.

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