Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)
Marcel Renaud started paddling canoes on the banks of the Marne in the early 1940s. He competed in canoeing at the 1952 and 1956 Olympics, paddling kayak in 1952, and Canadian canoes in 1956. Renaud won a silver medal in the C-2 10K in 1956, alongside [Georges Dransart]. Renaud won a bronze medal at the 1954 World Championships in K-4 1,000.
Renaud later ran a hardware store in his village. His sons, [Ãric] and [Philippe] also became top canoeists, with Ãric competing at the 1984 Olympics, and Philippe at the 1984 and 1988 Olympics. Renaudâs uncle, [Maurice Renaud], was also an Olympian, racing team pursuit cycling at the 1924 Paris Olympics.
|1952 Summer||26||Helsinki||Canoeing||Men's Kayak Doubles, 1,000 metres||France||FRA||6|
|1956 Summer||30||Melbourne||Canoeing||Men's Canadian Doubles, 1,000 metres||France||FRA||4|
|1956 Summer||30||Melbourne||Canoeing||Men's Canadian Doubles, 10,000 metres||France||FRA||2||Silver|
|1952 Summer||26||Helsinki||Canoeing||France||FRA||Maurice Graffen||Final Round||1952-07-28|
|1952 Summer||26||Helsinki||Canoeing||France||FRA||Maurice Graffen||Round One||Heat Three||1952-07-28|
|1956 Summer||30||Melbourne||Canoeing||France||FRA||Georges Dransart||Final Round||1956-12-01|
|1956 Summer||30||Melbourne||Canoeing||France||FRA||Georges Dransart||Round One||Heat Two||1956-12-01|
|1956 Summer||30||Melbourne||Canoeing||France||FRA||Georges Dransart||Final Standings||1956-11-30|