Elemér, Sir Bömches von Boor

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameEmil (Elemér)•Bömches von Boor
Used nameElemér, Sir•Bömches von Boor
Born9 July 1879 in Sebeș, Alba (ROU)
Died27 January 1969 in Brașov, Brașov (ROU)
Title(s)Ritter (Knight)
NOC Hungary


Elemér Bömches came from a prominent Saxon Transylvanian family, and was an influential figure of the Saxon community in Brassó. He was a member of the ”Siebenbürgischer Karpaten Verein (SKV)” tourist association. Bömches practised various sports, and in 1909 finished third at a local ski championship. As a sports shooter, he participated in the 1912 Summer Olympics, taking part in three indvidual events, and as a member of the Hungarian military rifle team, finished in 10th place.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1912 Summer Olympics Shooting HUN Elemér, Sir Bömches von Boor
Free Rifle, Three Positions, 300 metres, Men (Olympic) 50
Military Rifle, Three Positions, 300 metres, Men (Olympic) 66
Military Rifle, Any Position, 600 metres, Men (Olympic) 80
Military Rifle, 200, 400, 500 and 600 metres, Team, Men (Olympic) Hungary 10

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