Sidney Boldt-Christmas

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameLeif William Sidney•Boldt-Christmas
Used nameSidney•Boldt-Christmas
Born8 August 1924 in Göteborg (Gothenburg), Västra Götaland (SWE)
Died15 October 2016 in Mölndal, Västra Götaland (SWE)
AffiliationsKSSS, Saltsjöbaden, Nacka (SWE)
NOC Sweden
Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 1
Bronze 0
Total 1


Sidney Boldt-Christmas was a crew member of the Swedish Dragon class boat Tornado, which was skippered by Per Gedda, and won a silver medal at the 1952 Olympics. Boldt-Christmas was from Göteborg and was a member of the Royal Swedish Yacht Club. Born to a wealthy family, Boldt-Christmas was an art collector, expert and auctioneer working closely with art museums in the Göteborg area.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1952 Summer Olympics Sailing SWE Sidney Boldt-Christmas
Three Person Keelboat, Open (Olympic) Tornado 2 Silver