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Wollmar Boström

Full name: Wollmar Filip Boström
Gender: Male
Born: June 15, 1878 in Överselö, Strängnäs, Södermanland, Sweden
Died: November 7, 1956 in Stockholm, Stockholm, Sweden
Affiliations: KLTK, Stockholm (SWE)
Country: SWE Sweden
Sport: Tennis

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Wollmar Boström played tennis at the 1908 and 1912 Olympics, winning a bronze medal in indoor doubles in 1908, alongside [Gunnar Setterwall]. Boström played Wimbledon in 1905, receiving a first round bye and then losing his next match.

Boström came from a political family, as he was the son of Filip Boström, Governor of Södermanland County, and his uncle was Swedish Prime Minister Erik Gustaf Boström. Wollmar began work at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 1903, and was Swedish Ambassador to Washington, DC from 1925-45.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1908 Summer 29 London Tennis Men's Singles, Covered Courts Sweden SWE 5T
1908 Summer 29 London Tennis Men's Doubles, Covered Courts Sweden SWE 3 Bronze
1912 Summer 33 Stockholm Tennis Men's Singles Sweden SWE 17T
1912 Summer 33 Stockholm Tennis Men's Doubles Sweden-1 SWE 5T
1912 Summer 33 Stockholm Tennis Men's Singles, Covered Courts Sweden SWE 16T
1912 Summer 33 Stockholm Tennis Men's Doubles, Covered Courts Sweden-1 SWE 5T

Men's Singles

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result SW
1912 Summer 33 Stockholm Tennis Sweden SWE Round Three Match #3 2 1912-06-30 von Salm-Hoogstraeten (AUT) 3, Boström (SWE) 0 0
1912 Summer 33 Stockholm Tennis Sweden SWE Round Two Match #5 1 1912-06-29 Boström (SWE) 3, Smith (NOR) 0 3

Men's Doubles

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Partner Phase Unit Rank Date Result SW
1912 Summer 33 Stockholm Tennis Sweden-1 SWE Curt Benckert Quarter-Finals Match #2 2 1912-07-01 AUT 3, SWE-1 1 1
1912 Summer 33 Stockholm Tennis Sweden-1 SWE Curt Benckert Round Two Match #3 AC SWE-1 walkover
1912 Summer 33 Stockholm Tennis Sweden-1 SWE Curt Benckert Round One Match #6 AC SWE-1 walkover

Men's Singles, Covered Courts

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result SW
1908 Summer 29 London Tennis Sweden SWE Quarter-Finals Match #4 2 1908-05-07 Eaves (GBR) 3, Boström (SWE) 0 0
1912 Summer 33 Stockholm Tennis Sweden SWE Round One Match #6 2 1912-05-05 Lowe (GBR) 3, Boström (SWE) 1 1

Men's Doubles, Covered Courts

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Partner Phase Unit Rank Date Result SW
1908 Summer 29 London Tennis Sweden SWE Gunnar Setterwall Final Round Match 3/4 1 1908-05-09 SWE 3, GBR-3 2 3
1908 Summer 29 London Tennis Sweden SWE Gunnar Setterwall Semi-Finals Match #1 2 1908-05-07 GBR-2 3, SWE 1 1
1908 Summer 29 London Tennis Sweden SWE Gunnar Setterwall Round One Match #2 AC 1908-05-06 SWE bye
1912 Summer 33 Stockholm Tennis Sweden-1 SWE Curt Benckert Quarter-Finals Match #4 2 1912-05-07 GBR-3 3, SWE-1 0 0
1912 Summer 33 Stockholm Tennis Sweden-1 SWE Curt Benckert Round One Match #2 AC SWE-1 bye
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