Bo Lindman won the modern pentathlon gold in 1924 and silver medals in 1928 and 1932. In 1932 he also started at the Olympics in epeé fencing. In 1928, 1932 and 1936 Lindman was the Swedish flag bearer at the Opening Ceremonies, although he did not compete in 1936. He was also Nordic Champion in 1923 and Swedish Champion in 1923 and 1924 in modern pentathlon. He was later appointed Chairman of the Athletics Federation of Sweden (1934-46) and in 1949 was named Treasurer of the Union Internationale de Pentathlon Moderne. Lindman was an officer, leaving the service as a lieutenant colonel, and was later Director of the Swedish Transport Association.