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Dimitrios Petrokokkinos

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 1
Bronze 0
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameDimitrios Stephen•Petrokokkinos
Used nameDimitrios•Petrokokkinos
Original nameΔημήτριος•Πετροκόκκινος
Other namesDemetrius Petrocochino
Born17 April 1878 in Ilford, Greater London, England (GBR)
Died10 May 1942 in Cape Town (RSA)
AffiliationsAthens Lawn Tennis Club, Athina (GRE)
NOC Greece

Biography

Dimitrios Petrokokkinos played singles and doubles at the 1896 Olympics, winning a silver medal in doubles alongside Dimitrios Kasdaglis. Petrokokkinos was a cousin of Konstantinos Paspatis, who effectively won a bronze medal in singles tennis in 1896. They were of the Paspatis family, a merchant family from the Greek island of Chios who settled in Liverpool, England and made a fortune. Petrokokkinnos was a director of the Empedocles Bank, owned by his brother-in-law Giorgios Empedocles. He lived in Claremont Villas in Salford, Lancashire, England.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1896 Summer Olympics Tennis GRE Dimitrios Petrokokkinos
Singles, Men (Olympic) =8
Doubles, Men (Olympic) Demetrius Casdagli 2 Silver

Olympic family relations

Errata

DOD unclear and different in various sources. Also seen as 10 February 1942 and 11 May 1942.