Charles Sands

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Charles Sands
Full name Charles Edward Sands
Country United States
Born (1865-12-22)December 22, 1865
New York
Died August 9, 1945(1945-08-09) (aged 79)
Brookville, New York
Turned pro 1887 (amateur tour)
Retired 1911
Singles
Grand Slam Singles results
US Open QF (1894)
Other tournaments
Olympic Games 1R (1900)
Doubles
Other Doubles tournaments
Olympic Games QF (1900)
Mixed Doubles
Other Mixed Doubles tournaments
Olympic Games 1R (1900)
Charles Sands

Charles Edward Sands (December 22, 1865 – August 9, 1945) was an American golfer, tennis and real tennis player who competed in the 1900 Summer Olympics and in the 1908 Summer Olympics.[1]

Sports career[edit]

In 1900 he won the gold medal in the men's individual golf competition.

Sands also participated as tennis player at the 1900 Olympics. In the singles tournament he was eliminated in the first round. He and his British partner Archibald Warden were also eliminated in the first round of the doubles event. Also the mixed doubles competition ended for him and his partner Georgina Jones after the first round.

Eight years later he was again eliminated in the first round this time from the real tennis tournament.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Charles Sands Olympic Results". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2014-01-26. 

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