Harald Christian Strand Nilsen

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 0
Bronze 1
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameHarald Christian Strand•Nilsen
Used nameHarald Christian Strand•Nilsen
Born7 May 1971 in Gjøvik (NOR)
Measurements185 cm / 90 kg
AffiliationsGjøvik Skiklubb, Gjøvik (NOR)
NOC Norway

Biography

Harald Christian Strand Nilsen was never able to win a major international race, with the highlight of his career his bronze medal in combined at the 1994 Lillehammer Olympics. Strand Nilsen had six podium finishes in World Cup races, with two silvers and four bronzes, but never made the top step. He was second in the seasonal combined World Cup in 1994/95 and third that season in the giant slalom World Cup. He also won the 1995 Norwegian title in Super G, and the combined in 1992 and 1994. He was never able to match his successes of 1994-95 and retired after the 2002/03 season. Strand Nilsen settled in Gjøvik, working as a chiropractor.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1994 Winter Olympics Alpine Skiing (Skiing) NOR Harald Christian Strand Nilsen
Combined, Men (Olympic) 3 Bronze
1998 Winter Olympics Alpine Skiing (Skiing) NOR Harald Christian Strand Nilsen
Giant Slalom, Men (Olympic) DNF