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Anders Peter Nielsen

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 1
Silver 3
Bronze 0
Total 4
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameAnders Peter•Nielsen
Used nameAnders Peter•Nielsen
Born25 May 1867 in Framlev, Århus (DEN)
Died16 April 1950 in København (Copenhagen) (DEN)
AffiliationsÅrhus Amts Skytteforening/SS Valby, København
NOC(s) Denmark

Biography

Anders Peter Nielsen participated in four Olympic Games. At Paris in 1900, he won three silver medals in rifle disciplines. At the 1920 Olympics in Antwerpen, Nielsen won a team gold in standing military rifle, by which time he was 53-years-old. Nielsen also competed again four years later in Paris, together with his son Arne. The father defeated his son in the small-bore rifle event, as they placed 4th and 12th, respectively.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) Event Status Team Pos Representing 2nd NOC As
1900 Summer Olympics Shooting Free Rifle, Three Positions, 300 metres, Men Olympic 2 Silver DEN Anders Peter Nielsen
  Free Rifle, Three Positions, 300 metres, Team, Men Olympic Denmark 4
  Free Rifle, Kneeling, 300 metres, Men Olympic =2 Silver
  Free Rifle, Prone, 300 metres, Men Olympic 2 Silver
  Free Rifle, Standing, 300 metres, Men Olympic =11
1912 Summer Olympics Shooting Free Pistol, 50 metres, Men Olympic 50 DEN Anders Peter Nielsen
  Free Rifle, Three Positions, 300 metres, Men Olympic 47
1920 Summer Olympics Shooting Military Rifle, Standing, 300 metres, Men Olympic =7 DEN Anders Peter Nielsen
  Military Rifle, Standing, 300 metres, Team, Men Olympic Denmark 1 Gold
  Small-Bore Rifle, Standing, 50 metres, Men Olympic AC
  Small Bore-Rifle, Standing, 50 metres, Team, Men Olympic Denmark 4
1924 Summer Olympics Shooting Free Rifle, Prone, 600 metres, Men Olympic =24 DEN Anders Peter Nielsen
  Free Rifle, 400, 600 and 800 metres, Team, Men Olympic Denmark 6
  Small-Bore Rifle, Prone, 50 metres, Men Olympic =4

Olympic family relations

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