Bohuslav Hykš

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameBohuslav•Hykš
Used nameBohuslav•Hykš
Nick/petnamesČerný
Born7 May 1889 in Praha (Prague) (CZE)
NOC Bohemia Czechoslovakia
Nationality Czech Republic

Biography

Bohuslav Hykš played at the 1908, 1912, and 1920 Olympics, playing singles and doubles in 1908 and 1912 for Bohemia, and doubles only in 1920 for Czechoslovakia. Hykš made the round of 16 in singles in 1908 and in doubles in 1920. It appears that his later relation, possibly a son, also became prominent in tennis as a Bohuslav Hykš played many high-level events in the late 1940s and early 1950s, including playing Wimbledon in 1951-53.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal Nationality As
1908 Summer Olympics Tennis BOH Bohuslav Hykš
Singles, Men (Olympic) =9
Doubles, Men (Olympic) David Slíva =11
1912 Summer Olympics Tennis BOH Bohuslav Hykš
Singles, Men (Olympic) =31
Doubles, Men (Olympic) Josef Šebek =15
1920 Summer Olympics Tennis TCH CZE Bohuslav Hykš
Doubles, Men (Olympic) Jaroslav Just =9