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Don Nielsen, Jr.

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameDonald Morgan "Don"•Nielsen, Jr.
Used nameDon•Nielsen, Jr.
Born18 October 1951 in New London, New Hampshire (USA)
Measurements170 cm / 61 kg
NOC United States

Biography

Don Nielsen attended the Hotchkiss School, graduating in 1970 and later studied classics at Dartmouth, graduating magna cum laude in 1974. After the 1984 Winter Olympics, Nielsen lived in Boulder, Colorado for a bit, where he taught school. But he later married a Greek woman, and in 1991 settled in Greece, where they have lived since.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1980 Winter Olympics Biathlon USA Don Nielsen, Jr.
10 kilometres Sprint, Men (Olympic) 44
4 × 7.5 kilometres Relay, Men (Olympic) United States 8
1984 Winter Olympics Biathlon USA Don Nielsen, Jr.
10 kilometres Sprint, Men (Olympic) 42
4 × 7.5 kilometres Relay, Men (Olympic) United States 11