Holger Nielsen

Holger Louis Nielsen (1866 - 1955)

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Holger Louis Nielsen
Born in København, DKmap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married (to ) in Holmens kirkemap
Died in Hellerup. Københavnmap
Profile last modified | Created 11 May 2016
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Categories: 1896 Summer Olympics, Athens | Olympians Representing Denmark | Fencing | Shooting.


Holger Nielsen attended the 1896 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece, representing Denmark. Holger competed in fencing, shooting, and the discus. He place 3rd in the sabre event in fencing. In the shooting competition, he placed 2nd in the free pistol and 3rd in the rapid fire pistol. He also took part in the military rifle event, but quit after the first day of the competition. In the discus, he did not place in the top 4.[1][2][3]

Separated from Julie 1906


  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Holger_Nielsen
  2. http://www.sports-reference.com/olympics/athletes/ni/holger-nielsen-1.html
  3. Wallechinsky, David; Loucky, Jaime. The Complete Book of The Olympics 2012 Edition. Aurum Press, London, 2012
  • Klæbel family book

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