Pierre Trentin

Pierre Trentin (born 15 May 1944) is a retired French cyclist who was active between 1961 and 1984. He was most successful in sprint track events, in which he won two gold and two bronze Olympic medals,[1] as well as 11 medals at world championships. His only road title was junior champion of France in 1961. He won most of his tandem titles with Daniel Morelon, who was also his major rival in the individual sprint races.[2]

Pierre Trentin
Pierre Trentin 1967.jpg
Pierre Trentin in 1967
Personal information
Born (1944-05-15) 15 May 1944 (age 76)
Créteil, France
Height1.71 m (5 ft 7 in)
Weight75 kg (165 lb)

In the semi-final of the 1,000 metres sprint at the Tokyo Olympic Games, Trentin and Giovanni Pettenella set an Olympic record for standing still - 21 minutes and 57 seconds.[3]


  1. ^ Pierre Trentin. sports-reference.com
  2. ^ Pierre Trentin. cyclingarchives.com
  3. ^ Wallechinksy, David (1984). The Complete Book of the Olympics. New York: Penguin Books. p. 200. ISBN 0140066322.

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