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Donald Nielsen, Jr.

Full name: Donald Morgan Nielsen, Jr.
Gender: Male
Height: 5-6.5 (170 cm)
Weight: 134 lbs (61 kg)
Born: October 18, 1951 in New London, New Hampshire, United States
Country: USA United States
Sport: Biathlon

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 Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1980 Winter 28 Lake Placid Biathlon Men's 10 kilometres Sprint United States USA 44
1980 Winter 28 Lake Placid Biathlon Men's 4 × 7.5 kilometres Relay United States USA 8
1984 Winter 32 Sarajevo Biathlon Men's 10 kilometres Sprint United States USA 42
1984 Winter 32 Sarajevo Biathlon Men's 4 × 7.5 kilometres Relay United States USA 11

Men's 10 kilometres Sprint

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T M S1M S1T S1R S2M S2T S2R
1980 Winter 28 Lake Placid Biathlon United States Final Standings 44 38:51.02 6 2 10:26.07 33 4 31:11.25 44
1984 Winter 32 Sarajevo Biathlon United States Final Standings 42 35:23.3 3 2 13:19.8 =43 1 27:02.8 40

Men's 4 × 7.5 kilometres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T M ES S1M S1ES S2M S2ES ET ER
1980 Winter 28 Lake Placid Biathlon United States USA Final Standings 8 24:31.29 0 2 0 1 0 1 1-13:40.36 7
1984 Winter 32 Sarajevo Biathlon United States USA Final Standings 11 26:42.7 0 6 0 3 0 3 54:06.6 14
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