Charles Winslow

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Charles Winslow
1912 Charles Winslow.JPG
Winslow in 1912
Full name Charles Lyndhurst Winslow
Country  South Africa
Born (1888-08-01)1 August 1888
Leamington, England
Died 15 September 1963(1963-09-15) (aged 75)
Johannesburg, South Africa
Turned pro 1907 (amateur tour)
Retired 1925
Plays Right-handed (one-handed backhand)
Singles
Grand Slam Singles results
Wimbledon 2R (1920)
US Open 2R (1910)
Other tournaments
WHCC QF (1912, 1920)
Olympic Games

Gold medal.svg Gold Medal (1912)

Bronze medal.svg Bronze Medal (1920)
Doubles
Other Doubles tournaments
Olympic Games Gold medal.svg Gold Medal (1912)
Last updated on: 3 November 2012.
Olympic medal record
Men's Tennis
Gold 1912 Stockholm Singles
Gold 1912 Stockholm Doubles
Bronze 1920 Antwerp Singles

Charles Lyndhurst Winslow (1 August 1888 – 15 September 1963) was a three-time Olympic tennis medalist from South Africa. He won two Gold medals: Men's Singles and Doubles at the 1912 Summer Olympics in Stockholm. Eight years later, in Antwerp, Winslow won a Bronze medal in the Men's Singles event.[1]

Winslow's father Lyndhurst Winslow played first-class cricket for Sussex County Cricket Club, scoring a century on debut against Gloucestershire County Cricket Club,[2] while Winslow's son Paul played Test cricket for South Africa.[3]

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  1. ^ "Charles Winslow Olympic Results". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2013-05-13. 
  2. ^ Overson, p. 9.
  3. ^ Overson, p. 10.

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