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Carl-Olof Nylén

Full name: Carl-Olof Siggesson Nylén
Gender: Male
Born: June 30, 1892 in Uppsala, Uppsala, Sweden
Died: October 2, 1978 in Stocksund, Danderyd, Stockholm, Sweden
Affiliations: KLTK, Stockholm (SWE)
Country: SWE Sweden
Sport: Tennis

Biography

Carl-Olof Nylén was a Swedish tennis player at the 1912 Olympics, playing only doubles, men’s and mixed, in- and outdoors. He made the quarter-finals in doubles and mixed outdoors. Nylén was an otologist. He is best known as the man who designed the first surgical microscope used in otolaryngology. In tennis he was Swedish Champion in singles, indoors and outdoors, in 1916, and in indoors doubles in 1915-17 and 1925. In 1914 Nylén won the mixed doubles at the Baltic Championships in Malmö with [Sigrid Fick].

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1912 Summer 19 Stockholm Tennis Mixed Doubles Sweden-3 SWE 5T
1912 Summer 19 Stockholm Tennis Men's Doubles Sweden-3 SWE 5T
1912 Summer 19 Stockholm Tennis Mixed Doubles, Covered Courts Sweden-1 SWE 7T
1912 Summer 19 Stockholm Tennis Men's Doubles, Covered Courts Sweden-3 SWE 7T

Mixed Doubles

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Partner Phase Unit Rank Date Result SW
1912 Summer 19 Stockholm Tennis Sweden-3 SWE Edith Arnheim Round One Match #1 2 1912-07-01 FRA 2, SWE-3 0 0

Men's Doubles

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Partner Phase Unit Rank Date Result SW
1912 Summer 19 Stockholm Tennis Sweden-3 SWE Charles Wennergren Quarter-Finals Match #3 2 1912-07-01 RSA 3, SWE-3 0 0
1912 Summer 19 Stockholm Tennis Sweden-3 SWE Charles Wennergren Round Two Match #5 1 1912-06-30 SWE-3 3, DEN-4 0 3
1912 Summer 19 Stockholm Tennis Sweden-3 SWE Charles Wennergren Round One Match #11 AC SWE-3 walkover

Mixed Doubles, Covered Courts

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Partner Phase Unit Rank Date Result SW
1912 Summer 19 Stockholm Tennis Sweden-1 SWE Edith Arnheim Round One Match #5 2 1912-05-07 GBR-1 2, SWE-1 0 0

Men's Doubles, Covered Courts

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Partner Phase Unit Rank Date Result SW
1912 Summer 19 Stockholm Tennis Sweden-3 SWE Charles Wennergren Round One Match #5 2 1912-05-06 GBR-4 3, SWE-3 0 0
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