Wollmar Boström

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Wollmar Boström
Wollmar Boström SOK.jpg
Born (1878-06-15)15 June 1878
Överselö, Sweden
Died 7 November 1956(1956-11-07) (aged 78)
Stockholm, Sweden
Singles
Grand Slam Singles results
Wimbledon 2R (1905)
Other tournaments
WCCC 1R (1913)
Olympic Games QF (1908In)
Doubles
Other doubles tournaments
Olympic Games Bronze medal.svg Bronze Medal (1908In)

Wollmar Filip Boström (15 June 1878 – 7 November 1956) was a Swedish diplomat and tennis player. He competed at the 1908 and 1912 Olympics in singles and men's doubles and won a bronze medal in the doubles in 1908, finishing fifth in three other events.[1]

He was son to Governor of Södermanland County Filip Boström and nephew to Prime Minister Erik Gustaf Boström. In 1903 he started working at the Swedish Ministry of Foreign Affairs. In 1909–13 he served as president of the Swedish Tennis Association, and in 1918–22 was a cabinet secretary. From 1925 till 1945 he was the Swedish minister in Washington.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Wollmar Boström". sports-reference.com. 
  2. ^ Wollmar Boström. Swedish Olympic Committee
Diplomatic posts
Preceded by
Ivan Danielsson
Envoy of Sweden to Spain
1922–1925
Succeeded by
Ivan Danielsson
Preceded by
Ivan Danielsson
Envoy of Sweden to Portugal
1922–1925
Succeeded by
Ivan Danielsson
Preceded by
Axel Wallenberg
Envoy of Sweden to the United States
1925–1945
Succeeded by
Herman Eriksson