Pierre Georget came from a cycling family, as his father, LÃ©on, and uncle, Ãmile, were both top racers. Pierre Georget's top international placements were second at the World Sprint Championships in both 1936 and 1937. He lost the 1936 title to [Arie van Vliet], who also nipped him for the 1936 kilometre time trial gold medal at Berlin.
His father, LÃ©on, was best known for winning the Bol d'Or nine times â in 1903, 1907-13, and 1919. He was a well-known six-day racer, winning a six-day in Toulouse in 1906 with his brother, Ãmile. Ãmile Georget rode a number of six-days, but had more varied palmares than his brother. He won Bordeaux-Paris in 1910 and 1912, the 1910 French National Championship, and Paris-Brest-Paris in 1911. Ãmile also placed third in the Tour de France in 1907 and 1911.