René Bihel (2 September 1916, Montivilliers – 8 September 1997) was a French professional football player who became a trainer.
His first appearance was in 1929 with the US Trèfileries youth team in Le Havre. He played professionally as a centre forward at US Valenciennes-Anzin from 1938. In 1944, he moved to Lille OSC. He also played for Olympique de Marseille, SC Toulon and RC Strasbourg.
Nicknamed le taureau normand (the Norman bull) he was selected six times and scored one goal for the French national team between 1945 and 1947.
After his career as a player, he became a trainer at Havre AC (1953), and later at Blois.
- Champion of France D1 1946 with Lille and 1948 with Marseille.
- Winner of the Coupe de France 1946 with Lille and 1951 with Strasbourg.
- Finalist Coupe de France 1945 with Lille
- Top goal scorer in the championship of France D1 1945-46 with 28 goals.