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Karl-Erik Nilsson

Full name: Karl-Erik Nilsson
Gender: Male
Born: January 4, 1922 in Stehag, Eslöv, Skåne, Sweden
Affiliations: GAK Enighet, Malmö (SWE)
Country: SWE Sweden
Sport: Wrestling

Medals: 1 Gold, 2 Bronze (3 Total)

Biography

Karl-Erik Nilsson had the following finishes at major championships – 1955 World Championship: 87.0 kg. Greco-Roman (3rd); 1950 World Championship: 87.0 kg. Greco-Roman (4th).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1948 Summer 26 London Wrestling Men's Light-Heavyweight, Greco-Roman Sweden SWE 1 Gold
1952 Summer 30 Helsinki Wrestling Men's Light-Heavyweight, Greco-Roman Sweden SWE 3 Bronze
1956 Summer 34 Melbourne Wrestling Men's Light-Heavyweight, Greco-Roman Sweden SWE 3 Bronze

Men's Light-Heavyweight, Greco-Roman

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result BP MR MMR/RE
1948 Summer 26 London Wrestling Sweden SWE Final Standings 1 1948-08-03
1948 Summer 26 London Wrestling Sweden SWE Final Round Match #1 1 1948-08-06 Nilsson (SWE) decision (3-0), Gröndahl (FIN)
1948 Summer 26 London Wrestling Sweden SWE Round Five 2 1948-08-06 2
1948 Summer 26 London Wrestling Sweden SWE Round Five Match #1 1 1948-08-06 Nilsson (SWE) fall (15:36), Orabi (EGY) 0
1948 Summer 26 London Wrestling Sweden SWE Round Four 2 1948-08-05 2
1948 Summer 26 London Wrestling Sweden SWE Round Four Match #2 1 1948-08-05 Nilsson (SWE) fall (9:05), Richmond (GBR) 0
1948 Summer 26 London Wrestling Sweden SWE Round Three 3 1948-08-05 2
1948 Summer 26 London Wrestling Sweden SWE Round Three Match #3 1 1948-08-05 Nilsson (SWE) decision (3-0), Lauridsen (DEN) 1
1948 Summer 26 London Wrestling Sweden SWE Round Two 3T 1948-08-04 1
1948 Summer 26 London Wrestling Sweden SWE Round Two Match #2 1 1948-08-04 Nilsson (SWE) decision (3-0), Avcioğlu-Çakmak (TUR) 1
1948 Summer 26 London Wrestling Sweden SWE Round One 1T 1948-08-03 0
1948 Summer 26 London Wrestling Sweden SWE Round One Match #2 1 1948-08-03 Nilsson (SWE) fall (16:18), Kovács (HUN) 0
1952 Summer 30 Helsinki Wrestling Sweden SWE Final Standings 3 1952-07-24 0-2
1952 Summer 30 Helsinki Wrestling Sweden SWE Final Round Match #2 AC 1952-07-27 Nilsson (SWE)
1952 Summer 30 Helsinki Wrestling Sweden SWE Round Five 3 1952-07-27 8
1952 Summer 30 Helsinki Wrestling Sweden SWE Round Five Match #1 2 1952-07-27 Chikhladze (URS) fall (2:39), Nilsson (SWE) 3
1952 Summer 30 Helsinki Wrestling Sweden SWE Round Four 3 1952-07-27 5
1952 Summer 30 Helsinki Wrestling Sweden SWE Round Four Match #2 2 1952-07-27 Gröndahl (FIN) decision (2-1), Nilsson (SWE) 3
1952 Summer 30 Helsinki Wrestling Sweden SWE Round Three 3 1952-07-26 2
1952 Summer 30 Helsinki Wrestling Sweden SWE Round Three Match #1 1 1952-07-26 Nilsson (SWE) fall (4:40), Skaff (LIB) 0
1952 Summer 30 Helsinki Wrestling Sweden SWE Round Two 3 1952-07-25 2
1952 Summer 30 Helsinki Wrestling Sweden SWE Round Two Match #2 1 1952-07-25 Nilsson (SWE) decision (3-0), Forai (ROU) 1
1952 Summer 30 Helsinki Wrestling Sweden SWE Round One 3T 1952-07-24 1
1952 Summer 30 Helsinki Wrestling Sweden SWE Round One Match #2 1 1952-07-24 Nilsson (SWE) decision (3-0), Kovács (HUN) 1
1956 Summer 34 Melbourne Wrestling Sweden SWE Final Standings 3 1956-12-03
1956 Summer 34 Melbourne Wrestling Sweden SWE Final Round Match #1 2 1956-12-06 Sirakov (BUL) decision (3-0), Nilsson (SWE)
1956 Summer 34 Melbourne Wrestling Sweden SWE Round Four 3 1956-12-06 5
1956 Summer 34 Melbourne Wrestling Sweden SWE Round Four Match #2 2 1956-12-06 Nikolayev (URS) decision (3-0), Nilsson (SWE) 3
1956 Summer 34 Melbourne Wrestling Sweden SWE Round Three 1 1956-12-05 2
1956 Summer 34 Melbourne Wrestling Sweden SWE Round Three Match #3 1 1956-12-05 Nilsson (SWE) decision (3-0), Wiesberger, Jr. (AUT) 1
1956 Summer 34 Melbourne Wrestling Sweden SWE Round Two 1 1956-12-04 1
1956 Summer 34 Melbourne Wrestling Sweden SWE Round Two Match #5 1 1956-12-04 Nilsson (SWE) fall (4:48), Steckle (CAN) 0
1956 Summer 34 Melbourne Wrestling Sweden SWE Round One 2T 1956-12-03 1
1956 Summer 34 Melbourne Wrestling Sweden SWE Round One Match #4 1 1956-12-03 Nilsson (SWE) decision (3-0), Lahti (FIN) 1