Harald Christensen

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameJens Harald•Christensen (-Howard)
Used nameHarald•Christensen
Born4 January 1884 in København (Copenhagen) (DEN)
Died8 August 1959 in Iowa City, Iowa (USA)
AffiliationsAK DAN, Ballerup (DEN)
NOC Denmark

Biography

Harald Christensen had the following finishes at major championships – 1907 World Championship: 85.0 kg. Greco-Roman (1st); 1908 World Championship: 75.0 kg. Greco-Roman (3rd); 1910 World Championship: 85.0 kg. Greco-Roman (3rd); 1911 Unofficial World Championship: 85.0 kg. Greco-Roman (2nd); 1911 European Championship: 93.0 kg. Greco-Roman (1st); 1909 Unofficial European Championship: Unlimited Greco-Roman (1st); 1907 Unofficial European Championship: Unlimited Greco-Roman (2nd); 1913 Unofficial European Championship: 82.5 kg. Greco-Roman (2nd); 1910 Unofficial European Championship: 85.0 kg. Greco-Roman (3rd).

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1908 Summer Olympics Wrestling DEN Harald Christensen
Light-Heavyweight, Greco-Roman, Men (Olympic) =17
1912 Summer Olympics Wrestling DEN Harald Christensen
Middleweight B, Greco-Roman, Men (Olympic) AC r5/7