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Charles Winslow

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 2
Silver 0
Bronze 1
Total 3
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameCharles Lyndhurst•Winslow
Used nameCharles•Winslow
Born1 August 1888 in Queenstown (RSA)
Died15 September 1963 in Johannesburg (RSA)
NOC South Africa

Biography

Charles Winslow played three events at the 1912 and 1920 Olympics, winning a medal in each. He was gold medalist in singles and doubles at the 1912 Olympics, and added a bronze medal in singles in 1920. Winslow was South African singles champion in 1914. He played Wimbledon in 1920, losing in the second round of singles and the third round of doubles. He played one tie in the 1920 Davis Cup, winning both his singles matches and losing the doubles. Winslow came from an athletic family, as his father, Lyndhurst Winslow, was a top-level cricketer for Sussex County Cricket Club. His son, Paul, played cricket for South Africa between 1949-55.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1912 Summer Olympics Tennis RSA Charles Winslow
Singles, Men (Olympic) 1 Gold
Doubles, Men (Olympic) Harry Kitson 1 Gold
1920 Summer Olympics Tennis RSA Charles Winslow
Singles, Men (Olympic) 3 Bronze