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Harald Christensen

Full name: Jens Harald Christensen (-Howard)
Gender: Male
Born: January 4, 1884 in Copenhagen, Hovedstaden, Denmark
Died: August 8, 1959 in Iowa City, Iowa, United States
Affiliations: AK DAN, Ballerup (DEN)
Country: DEN Denmark
Sport: Wrestling

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 Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1908 Summer 24 London Wrestling Men's Light-Heavyweight, Greco-Roman Denmark DEN 17T
1912 Summer 28 Stockholm Wrestling Men's Middleweight B, Greco-Roman Denmark DEN AC r5/7

Men's Middleweight B, Greco-Roman

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result
1912 Summer 28 Stockholm Wrestling Denmark DEN Round Five Match #1 2 1912-07-12 Böhling (FIN) decision (1-00), Christensen (DEN)
1912 Summer 28 Stockholm Wrestling Denmark DEN Round Four Match #8 AC 1912-07-10 Christensen (DEN)
1912 Summer 28 Stockholm Wrestling Denmark DEN Round Three Match #9 1 1912-07-10 Christensen (DEN) fall (10:00), Barl (AUT)
1912 Summer 28 Stockholm Wrestling Denmark DEN Round Two Match #15 2 Ahlgren (SWE) fall (20:00), Christensen (DEN)
1912 Summer 28 Stockholm Wrestling Denmark DEN Round One Match #14 1 1912-07-08 Christensen (DEN) fall (12:30), Nilsson (SWE)

Men's Light-Heavyweight, Greco-Roman

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result
1908 Summer 24 London Wrestling Denmark DEN Round One Match #1 2 1908-07-22 Larsson (SWE) decision, Christensen (DEN)