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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 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 NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1900 Summer Olympics Shooting DEN Anders Peter Nielsen
Free Rifle, Three Positions, 300 metres, Men (Olympic) 2 Silver
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 DEN Anders Peter Nielsen
Free Pistol, 50 metres, Men (Olympic) 50
Free Rifle, Three Positions, 300 metres, Men (Olympic) 47
1920 Summer Olympics Shooting DEN Anders Peter Nielsen
Military Rifle, Standing, 300 metres, Men (Olympic) =7
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 DEN Anders Peter Nielsen
Free Rifle, Prone, 600 metres, Men (Olympic) =24
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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