|Type||Competed in Olympic Games|
|Born||30 December 1910 in Moss (NOR)|
|Died||22 April 1984 in Moss (NOR)|
|Affiliations||Bokseklubben Pugilist, Oslo|
Erling Nilsen had the following podium finishes at major championships: 3rd in the 1936 Olympics Heavyweight; 3rd in the 1937 European Championships Heavyweight.
|1936 Summer Olympics||Boxing||Heavyweight, Men||Olympic||3||Bronze||Representing Norway|