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Charles Winslow

Full name: Charles Lyndhurst Winslow
Gender: Male
Born: August 1, 1888 in Queenstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Died: September 15, 1963 in Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Country: RSA South Africa
Sport: Tennis

Medals: 2 Gold, 1 Bronze (3 Total)

Biography

Charles Winslow played three events at the 1912 and 1920 Olympics, winning a medal in each. He was gold medalist in singles and doubles at the 1912 Olympics, and added a bronze medal in singles in 1920. Winslow was South African singles champion in 1914. He played Wimbledon in 1920, losing in the second round of singles and the third round of doubles. He played one tie in the 1920 Davis Cup, winning both his singles matches and losing the doubles. Winslow came from an athletic family, as his father, Lyndhurst Winslow, was a top-level cricketer for Sussex County Cricket Club. His son, Paul, played cricket for South Africa between 1949-55.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1912 Summer 23 Stockholm Tennis Men's Singles South Africa RSA 1 Gold
1912 Summer 23 Stockholm Tennis Men's Doubles South Africa RSA 1 Gold
1920 Summer 31 Antwerpen Tennis Men's Singles South Africa RSA 3 Bronze

Men's Singles

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result SW
1912 Summer 23 Stockholm Tennis South Africa RSA Final Round Match 1/2 1 1912-07-05 Winslow (RSA) 3, Kitson (RSA) 1 3
1912 Summer 23 Stockholm Tennis South Africa RSA Semi-Finals Match #2 1 1912-07-03 Winslow (RSA) 3, Kreuzer (GER) 0 3
1912 Summer 23 Stockholm Tennis South Africa RSA Quarter-Finals Match #3 1 1912-07-02 Winslow (RSA) 3, Heyden (GER) 2 3
1912 Summer 23 Stockholm Tennis South Africa RSA Round Four Match #5 1 1912-07-01 Winslow (RSA) 3, Ingerslev (DEN) 0 3
1912 Summer 23 Stockholm Tennis South Africa RSA Round Three Match #9 1 1912-06-30 Winslow (RSA) 3, Thayssen (DEN) 1 3
1912 Summer 23 Stockholm Tennis South Africa RSA Round Two Match #18 1 Winslow (RSA) 3, Frigast (DEN) 0 3
1920 Summer 31 Antwerpen Tennis South Africa RSA Final Round Match 3/4 AC 1920-08-23 Winslow (RSA) walkover
1920 Summer 31 Antwerpen Tennis South Africa RSA Semi-Finals Match #2 2 1920-08-22 Kumagae (JPN) 3, Winslow (RSA) 0 0
1920 Summer 31 Antwerpen Tennis South Africa RSA Quarter-Finals Match #4 1 1920-08-21 Winslow (RSA) 3, Lowe (GBR) 2 3
1920 Summer 31 Antwerpen Tennis South Africa RSA Round Three Match #8 1 Winslow (RSA) 3, Washer (BEL) 0 3
1920 Summer 31 Antwerpen Tennis South Africa RSA Round Two Match #14 1 Winslow (RSA) 3, Samazeuilh (FRA) 1 3

Men's Doubles

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Partner Phase Unit Rank Date Result SW
1912 Summer 23 Stockholm Tennis South Africa RSA Harry Kitson Final Round Match 1/2 1 1912-07-04 RSA 3, AUT 1 3
1912 Summer 23 Stockholm Tennis South Africa RSA Harry Kitson Semi-Finals Match #2 1 1912-07-03 RSA 3, BOH-2 1 3
1912 Summer 23 Stockholm Tennis South Africa RSA Harry Kitson Quarter-Finals Match #3 1 1912-07-01 RSA 3, SWE-3 0 3
1912 Summer 23 Stockholm Tennis South Africa RSA Harry Kitson Round Two Match #6 1 1912-06-30 RSA 3, HUN-3 1 3
1912 Summer 23 Stockholm Tennis South Africa RSA Harry Kitson Round One Match #13 1 1912-06-28 RSA 3, DEN-2 0 3
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