Josiah Ritchie

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Birthday
18, 1870
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Feb 28, 1955 (84)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
18, 1870
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Feb 28, 1955 (84)

About

British tennis player who won an Olympic gold medal in 1908.

Before Fame

He competed in boat racing and table tennis during the early 1900s.

Trivia

He won a silver in doubles and a bronze in indoor singles in addition to his gold in singles at the 1908 Olympics.

Family Life

He was the son of Josiah Ritchie and Elizabeth Anne Ritchie.

Associated With

He was the last British tennis player to win an Olympic gold until Andy Murray in 2012.