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Olle Andersson

Full name: Anders Olof Antonius "Olle" Andersson
Gender: Male
Born: December 29, 1895 in Gävle, Gävleborg, Sweden
Died: May 6, 1974 in Gävle, Gävleborg, Sweden
Affiliations: Gävle TK, Gävle (SWE)
Country: SWE Sweden
Sport: Tennis


Olle Andersson was from Gävle and played doubles outdoors at the 1912 Olympics. He later became Swedish indoor champion in singles in 1917, and in indoor doubles in 1922 and 1925. He was also Swedish outdoor champion in mixed doubles in 1922. In 1918 he was ranked #2 in Sweden in singles. He was noted to be somewhat small and heavy, with a clever half-volley and tremendous wrist power. Andersson competed against Germany in an international in 1922.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1920 Summer 24 Antwerpen Tennis Men's Doubles Sweden-1 SWE 9T

Men's Doubles

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Partner Phase Unit Rank Date Result SW
1920 Summer 24 Antwerpen Tennis Sweden-1 SWE Henning Müller Round Two Match #2 2 NOR 3, SWE-1 1 1
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