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Dimitrios Petrokokkinos

Full name: Dimitrios Stephen Petrokokkinos
Original name: Δημήτριος Πετροκόκκινος
Other name(s): Demetrius Petrocochino
Gender: Male
Born: April 17, 1878 in Ilford, Greater London, Great Britain
Died: May 10, 1942 in Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Affiliations: Athens Lawn Tennis Club, Athina (GRE)
Country: GRE Greece
Sport: Tennis

Related Olympians: Cousin of Konstantinos Paspatis.

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

Dimitrios Petrokokkinos played singles and doubles at the 1896 Olympics, winning a silver medal in doubles alongside [Dimitrios Kasdaglis]. Petrokokkinos was a cousin of [Konstantinos Paspatis], who effectively won a bronze medal in singles tennis in 1896. They were of the Paspatis family, a merchant family from the Greek island of Chios who settled in Liverpool, England and made a fortune. Petrokokkinnos was a director of the Empedocles Bank, owned by his brother-in-law Giorgios Empedocles. He lived in Claremont Villas in Salford, Lancashire, England.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1896 Summer 17 Athina Tennis Men's Singles Greece GRE 8T
1896 Summer 17 Athina Tennis Men's Doubles Greece-1 GRE 2 Silver

Men's Singles

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result
1896 Summer 17 Athina Tennis Greece GRE Pool Β Match #1 2 1896-04-08 Rallis (GRE) , Petrokokkinos (GRE)

Men's Doubles

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Partner Phase Unit Rank Date Result SW
1896 Summer 17 Athina Tennis Greece-1 GRE Demetrius Casdagli Final Round Match 1/2 2 1896-04-11 Great Britain/Germany-2 2, GRE-1 1 1
1896 Summer 17 Athina Tennis Greece-1 GRE Demetrius Casdagli Semi-Finals Match #1 1 1896-04-09 GRE-1 , Australia/Great Britain-1
1896 Summer 17 Athina Tennis Greece-1 GRE Demetrius Casdagli Round One Match #2 1 1896-04-08 GRE-1 , GRE-2
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