Paul Arpin

Paul Arpin (born 20 February 1960 in Bourg-Saint-Maurice) is a retired long-distance runner from France, who represented his native country in the men's 10,000 metres at the 1988 Summer Olympics, finishing in seventh place.

Paul Arpin also finished third at the 1987 IAAF World Cross Country Championships behind Kenyans John Ngugi and Paul Kipkoech. He was also part of the bronze medal-winning French team at the 1988 edition behind Kenya and Ethiopia (Paul Arpin finished 11th individually)


Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing   France
1986 European Championships Stuttgart, West Germany 10,000m DNF
1987 World Cross Country Championships Warsaw, Poland 3rd Long race (11.95 km) 36:51
World Championships Rome, Italy 13th 10,000 m 28:29.21
1988 Olympic Games Seoul, South Korea 7th 10,000 m 27:39.36
1990 European Championships Split, Yugoslavia 17th 10,000m 28:38.67