Jiří Kodl

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games • Other
Full nameJiří•Kodl
Used nameJiří•Kodl
Born3 April 1889 in Písek (CZE)
Died29 October 1955
NOC Bohemia


Jiří Kodl played singles tennis at the 1912 Stockholm Olympics, and was the Bohemian flagbearer at the Opening Ceremony. Kodl also played golf at a high level in Bohemia. By profession he was an architect and artist who moved from Pišek to Praha to start his architecture practice. Kodl also was a popular water color painter. He was an art enthusiast, compiling a large private collection. He was a member of the Mánes Union of Fine Arts (Spolek výtvarných umělců Mánes [SVU]), a Bohemian artists’ association and exhibition society founded in 1887 in Praha and named after painter Josef Mánes. Kodl used his associations and friendships from SVU to assist him in his collecting hobby.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1912 Summer Olympics Tennis BOH Jiří Kodl
Singles, Men (Olympic) =48
Doubles, Men (Olympic) Karel Ardelt DNS

Other participations

Games Role NOC As
1912 Summer Olympics Flagbearer at the Opening Ceremony BOH Jiří Kodl