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Arne Grahn

Full name: Arne Wilhelm Grahn
Gender: Male
Born: January 22, 1902 in Helsinki, Uusimaa, Finland
Died: November 21, 1989 in Helsinki, Uusimaa, Finland
Country: FIN Finland
Sport: Tennis

Biography

Arne Grahn won 43 Finnish titles in tennis, in singles, doubles, and mixed doubles between 1920-47. He then won 14 Finnish titles in masters and veterans classes. From 1933-35 and 1953-56 Grahn served as chairman of the Finnish Tennis Association. He founded Finland’s first tennis center, the Westend Tennis Institute, in 1935. Grahn received the Finnish Golden Cross of Merit for his efforts. His wife, Anna-Greta Wasenius Grahn, was a Finnish tennis champion in veterans mixed doubles, and their son, Patrik Rolf Gustav Grahn, played tennis at the national level in Finland.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1924 Summer 22 Paris Tennis Men's Singles Finland FIN 61T
1924 Summer 22 Paris Tennis Men's Doubles Finland-1 FIN 16T

Men's Singles

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result SW
1924 Summer 22 Paris Tennis Finland FIN Round One Match #48 2 1924-07-13 Hunter (USA) 3, Grahn (FIN) 0 0

Men's Doubles

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Partner Phase Unit Rank Date Result SW
1924 Summer 22 Paris Tennis Finland-1 FIN Esse Schybergson Round Two Match #15 2 ARG-1 3, FIN-1 0 0
1924 Summer 22 Paris Tennis Finland-1 FIN Esse Schybergson Round One Match #15 AC 1924-07-14 FIN-1 bye
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