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Amory Hansen

Full name: Amory Ide Agnes Hansen (Scheel-)
Gender: Female
Born: February 24, 1887 in Copenhagen, Hovedstaden, Denmark
Died: October 6, 1961 in Copenhagen, Hovedstaden, Denmark
Affiliations: KB, København (DEN)
Country: DEN Denmark
Sport: Tennis

Biography

Amory Hansen played all three events at the 1920 Olympics. In mixed doubles she lost the bronze medal match with [Erik Tegner], also making the quarter-finals of the ladies’ doubles. Hansen won several local Danish tournaments but had no other international results. She married Folmer Hansen, a Danish aviation pioneer, doctor, and top-level tennis player. Folmer was Danish champion in singles tennis from 1889-93, 1896, and 1901. He was later a Danish consul and ambassador in Rīga, Latvia, and Stockholm.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1920 Summer 33 Antwerpen Tennis Women's Singles Denmark DEN 9T
1920 Summer 33 Antwerpen Tennis Mixed Doubles Denmark DEN 4
1920 Summer 33 Antwerpen Tennis Women's Doubles Denmark DEN 5T

Women's Singles

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result SW
1920 Summer 33 Antwerpen Tennis Denmark DEN Round Two Match #5 2 d'Ayen (FRA) 2, Hansen (DEN) 0 0

Mixed Doubles

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Partner Phase Unit Rank Date Result SW
1920 Summer 33 Antwerpen Tennis Denmark DEN Erik Tegner Final Round Match 3/4 2 TCH 2, DEN 0 0
1920 Summer 33 Antwerpen Tennis Denmark DEN Erik Tegner Semi-Finals Match #1 2 FRA-3 2, DEN 0 0
1920 Summer 33 Antwerpen Tennis Denmark DEN Erik Tegner Quarter-Finals Match #1 1 DEN 2, SWE-1 1 2
1920 Summer 33 Antwerpen Tennis Denmark DEN Erik Tegner Round Two Match #1 1 DEN 2, BEL-2 1 2

Women's Doubles

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Partner Phase Unit Rank Date Result SW
1920 Summer 33 Antwerpen Tennis Denmark DEN Elsebeth Brehm Quarter-Finals Match #4 2 BEL-1 2, DEN 0 0
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