René Mourlon

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René Mourlon
René Mourlon 1931.jpg
René Mourlon in 1931
Personal information
Born 12 May 1893
Paris, France
Died 19 October 1977 (aged 84)
Paris, France
Height 1.69 m (5 ft 7 in)
Weight 65 kg (143 lb)
Sport
Sport Athletics
Event(s) 100 m
Club UAI Paris
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s) 100 m – 10.8 (1922)

René Fernand Alexandre Mourlon (12 May 1893 – 19 October 1977) was a French sprint runner who competed at the 1912, 1920 and 1924 Summer Olympics in the 100 m and 4×100 metre relay. He won a silver medal in the relay in 1920 and finished fifth in 1924, while failing to reach the final in other events. Nationally he won the 100 m title in 1912 and 1922. From 1939 to 1958 he served as the technical director of the French Athletics Federation. His younger brother André was also an Olympic sprinter.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ René Mourlon. sports-reference.com