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Bo Lindman

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 1
Silver 2
Bronze 0
Total 3
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameBo Sigfrid Gabriel•Lindman
Used nameBo•Lindman
Born8 February 1899 in Stockholm (SWE)
Died30 July 1992 in Solna (SWE)
AffiliationsA1 IF, Linköping (SWE) / FFF, Stockholm (SWE)
NOC Sweden

Biography

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.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1924 Summer Olympics Modern Pentathlon SWE Bo Lindman
Individual, Men (Olympic) 1 Gold
1928 Summer Olympics Modern Pentathlon SWE Bo Lindman
Individual, Men (Olympic) 2 Silver
1932 Summer Olympics Modern Pentathlon SWE Bo Lindman
Individual, Men (Olympic) 2 Silver
Fencing SWE Bo Lindman
Épée, Individual, Men (Olympic) 9 p2 r2/3

Other participations

Games Role NOC As
1928 Summer Olympics Flagbearer at the Opening Ceremony SWE Bo Lindman
1932 Summer Olympics Flagbearer at the Opening Ceremony SWE Bo Lindman
1936 Summer Olympics Flagbearer at the Opening Ceremony SWE Bo Lindman

Special Notes