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Jiří Kodl

Full name: Jiří Kodl
Gender: Male
Born: April 3, 1889 in Písek, Jihočeský kraj, Czech Republic
Died: October 29, 1955
Country: BOH Bohemia
Sport: Tennis


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 Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1912 Summer 23 Stockholm Tennis Men's Singles Bohemia BOH 48T

Men's Singles

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result SW
1912 Summer 23 Stockholm Tennis Bohemia BOH Round One Match #1 2 1912-06-28 Tapscott (RSA) 3, Kodl (BOH) 0 0
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