Jack Fridtjof NIELSEN

Norway NOR

Tennis

  • Games participations
    2
  • First Olympic Games
    Antwerp 1920
  • Year of Birth
    1896
Olympic Results

Biography

Jack Fridtjof NIELSEN

Jack Nielsen played at the 1920 and 1924 Olympics, making the quarter-finals in men’s doubles in 1920. Nielsen was a chemical engineer with a degree from the Dresden University of Technology. He spent his entire career as a chemist and brewmaster at various beer breweries, retiring in 1966. During this time he led several regional brewery labor unions, and he served as governor of Rotary International in 1963-64. Nielsen was also president of the Norwegian Tennis Federation and the Oslo Tennis Club for several years.

Nielsen was a six-time Norwegian champion. He played Davis Cup for Norway in three ties in 1929-31, but never managed to win a match. Nielsen won the 1930 West German mixed doubles title, partnered by Denmark’s Else Støckel.

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Paris 1924

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Doubles
Doubles Tennis
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Doubles
Doubles Tennis
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Singles
Singles Tennis
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Antwerp 1920

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Doubles
Doubles Tennis
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Singles
Singles Tennis

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