Full name: Ingvard Børge Baunsgaard Nielsen
Born: July 6, 1925 in Odense, Syddanmark, Denmark
Died: May 16, 2010 in Odense, Syddanmark, Denmark
Affiliations: Odense GF, Odense (DEN)
Ingvard Nielsen was a dairyman apprentice in Kerteminde when he began to train for distances, winning the 1945 Funen Championship in cross-country when only 19-years-old. He recorded his Olympic qualifying mark at Østerbro Stadium just five weeks before the 1948 Olympics, running 3:54.2 at the Midsommerstævnet. Nielsen competed in lesser events until 1958, and then continued jogging into his later life.
Personal Best: 1500 – 3:54.2 (1948).
|1948 Summer||23||London||Athletics||Men's 1,500 metres||Denmark||DEN||7 h4 r1/2|
|1948 Summer||23||London||Athletics||Denmark||Round One||Heat Four||7||4:01.7est|