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Axel Thayssen

Full name: Axel Thayssen
Gender: Male
Born: February 22, 1885 in Sorø, Sjælland, Denmark
Died: January 31, 1952 in Gentofte, Hovedstaden, Denmark
Affiliations: B.93, København (DEN)
Country: DEN Denmark
Sport: Tennis

Biography

Axel Thayssen played for the B93 København club. He won six Danish titles in doubles between 1909-17. Thayssen is best remembered for helping found the Danish Tennis Federation in 1920 and serving as the editor of their magazine Lawn Tennis, which became known as Lawn Tennis and Badminton in 1922. He also later served as the publisher of the magazine. Thayssen wrote a book on lawn tennis, again entitled Lawn Tennis. His career was as a lawyer.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1912 Summer 27 Stockholm Tennis Men's Singles Denmark DEN 17T
1912 Summer 27 Stockholm Tennis Men's Doubles Denmark-4 DEN 9T

Men's Singles

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result SW
1912 Summer 27 Stockholm Tennis Denmark DEN Round Three Match #9 2 1912-06-30 Winslow (RSA) 3, Thayssen (DEN) 1 1
1912 Summer 27 Stockholm Tennis Denmark DEN Round Two Match #17 1 1912-06-29 Thayssen (DEN) 3, Madsen (DEN) 1 3
1912 Summer 27 Stockholm Tennis Denmark DEN Round One Match #3 AC 1912-06-29 Thayssen (DEN) walkover

Men's Doubles

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Partner Phase Unit Rank Date Result SW
1912 Summer 27 Stockholm Tennis Denmark-4 DEN Aage Madsen Round Two Match #5 2 1912-06-30 SWE-3 3, DEN-4 0 0
1912 Summer 27 Stockholm Tennis Denmark-4 DEN Aage Madsen Round One Match #10 1 1912-06-28 DEN-4 3, BOH-3 0 3
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