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Erik Tegner

Full name: Erik Tegner
Gender: Male
Born: October 29, 1896 in Bangkok, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon, Thailand
Died: September 9, 1965 in Reading, Reading, Great Britain
Affiliations: B.93, København (DEN)
Country: DEN Denmark
Sport: Tennis

Biography

Erik Tegner competed in five tennis events at the 1920 and 1924 Olympics, placing fourth in mixed doubles in 1920. Tegner competed at the World Hard Court Championships from 1920-23. In 1921 he won the World Covered Court Championships in mixed with [Elsebeth Brehm], and lost in the final of the doubles. Tegner won six Danish titles, one in singles and mixed doubles, and four in men’s doubles. He played Wimbledon in 1920, losing in round two. Tegner played four Davis Cup ties for Denmark between 1921-24, 2 of 12 matches.

Tegner was born in Bangkok but his mother and father divorced and he moved to København with his mother in 1902. Tegner married Helen Agsteribbe in 1937.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1920 Summer 23 Antwerpen Tennis Men's Singles Denmark DEN 17T
1920 Summer 23 Antwerpen Tennis Mixed Doubles Denmark DEN 4
1924 Summer 27 Paris Tennis Men's Singles Denmark DEN 33T
1924 Summer 27 Paris Tennis Mixed Doubles Denmark DEN 15T
1924 Summer 27 Paris Tennis Men's Doubles Denmark-2 DEN 9T

Men's Singles

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result SW
1920 Summer 23 Antwerpen Tennis Denmark DEN Round Two Match #11 2 Kashio (JPN) 3, Tegner (DEN) 0 0
1924 Summer 27 Paris Tennis Denmark DEN Round Two Match #12 2 Nielsen (NOR) 3, Tegner (DEN) 1 1
1924 Summer 27 Paris Tennis Denmark DEN Round One Match #38 1 1924-07-13 Tegner (DEN) 3, von Kelemen (HUN) 0 3

Mixed Doubles

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Partner Phase Unit Rank Date Result SW
1920 Summer 23 Antwerpen Tennis Denmark DEN Amory Hansen Final Round Match 3/4 2 TCH 2, DEN 0 0
1920 Summer 23 Antwerpen Tennis Denmark DEN Amory Hansen Semi-Finals Match #1 2 FRA-3 2, DEN 0 0
1920 Summer 23 Antwerpen Tennis Denmark DEN Amory Hansen Quarter-Finals Match #1 1 DEN 2, SWE-1 1 2
1920 Summer 23 Antwerpen Tennis Denmark DEN Amory Hansen Round Two Match #1 1 DEN 2, BEL-2 1 2
1924 Summer 27 Paris Tennis Denmark DEN Elsebeth Brehm Round One Match #10 2 BEL-1 2, DEN 0 0

Men's Doubles

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Partner Phase Unit Rank Date Result SW
1924 Summer 27 Paris Tennis Denmark-2 DEN Einer Ulrich Round Three Match #4 2 USA-1 3, DEN-2 0 0
1924 Summer 27 Paris Tennis Denmark-2 DEN Einer Ulrich Round Two Match #8 1 DEN-2 3, SUI-2 1 3
1924 Summer 27 Paris Tennis Denmark-2 DEN Einer Ulrich Round One Match #21 1 1924-07-14 DEN-2 3, IND-1 1 3
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