Trygve Smith

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameTrygve•Smith
Used nameTrygve•Smith
Born20 September 1880 in Oslo (NOR)
Died10 November 1948 in Oslo (NOR)
AffiliationsOslo Tennisklubb, Oslo (NOR)
NOC Norway

Biography

Trygve Smith was an engineer who was a multiple Norwegian national tennis champion. He played singles and doubles outdoors at the 1912 Stockholm Olympics. He won the Norwegian singles titled in 1912-15 and 1918, adding the doubles title in 1913-14 and 1916, and winning the mixed in 1912 and 1924. Smith’s son, Finn-Trygve Smith, later played Davis Cup for Norway from 1932-34, appearing in four ties.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1912 Summer Olympics Tennis NOR Trygve Smith
Singles, Men (Olympic) =31
Doubles, Mixed (Olympic) Valborg Bjurstedt DNS
Doubles, Men (Olympic) Herman Bjørklund =15