Rackets at the 1908 Summer Olympics

At the 1908 Summer Olympics, two rackets events were contested. Only British players participated in the competitions.

at the Games of the IV Olympiad
Racquets pictogram.svg
VenuesAll England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club
DatesApril 27-May 1
Competitors7 from 1 nation

Medal summaryEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's singles
  Evan Noel (GBR)   Henry Leaf (GBR)   John Jacob Astor (GBR)
  Henry Brougham (GBR)
Men's doubles
  Vane Pennell
and John Jacob Astor (GBR)
  Edmund Bury
and Cecil Browning (GBR)
  Evan Noel
and Henry Leaf (GBR)

Participating nationsEdit

A total of seven rackets players from only one nation competed at the London Games:

Medal tableEdit

1  Great Britain2237
Totals (1 nations)2237

See alsoEdit


  • International Olympic Committee results database
  • Cook, Theodore Andrea (1908). The Fourth Olympiad, Being the Official Report. London: British Olympic Association.
  • De Wael, Herman (2001). "Racquets 1908". Herman's Full Olympians. Retrieved 3 May 2006.