Erik Larsen

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameErik Øckenholt•Larsen
Used nameErik•Larsen
Born23 August 1880 in København (Copenhagen) (DEN)
Diedin London, Greater London, England (GBR)
AffiliationsKB, København (DEN)
NOC Denmark


Erik Larsen played only indoor tennis at the 1912 Olympics, losing in the quarter-finals of the mixed doubles. He played at Wimbledon in 1905 and 1911-14, making round four in the 1913 singles. Larsen was Denmark’s representative in 1913 at the meeting in which the International Lawn Tennis Federation was formed. He was also instrumental in bringing an international World Cup event to Denmark in 1921.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1912 Summer Olympics Tennis DEN Erik Larsen
Doubles, Covered Courts, Mixed (Olympic) Sofie Castenschiold =5
Singles, Covered Courts, Men (Olympic) =16