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Leo Nielsen

Full name: Carl Leo Holger Nielsen
Gender: Male
Height: 5-6 (168 cm)
Born: March 5, 1909 in Randers, Midtjylland, Denmark
Died: June 15, 1968 in Copenhagen, Hovedstaden, Denmark
Affiliations: Hillerød CK
Country: DEN Denmark
Sport: Cycling

Medals: 1 Gold, 1 Silver (2 Total)

Biography

After placing second four times in the Danish Championships (1927, 1930-32) Leo Nielsen finally won the title in the 1934 road race. His greatest individual success was third place at the 1931 World Amateur Championship. At the 1935 Nordic Championships, Nielsen was winner of the individual road race and also a member of the victorious Danish team.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1928 Summer 19 Amsterdam Cycling Men's Road Race, Individual Denmark DEN 7
1928 Summer 19 Amsterdam Cycling Men's Road Race, Team Denmark DEN 1 Gold
1932 Summer 23 Los Angeles Cycling Men's Road Race, Individual Denmark DEN 9
1932 Summer 23 Los Angeles Cycling Men's Road Race, Team Denmark DEN 2 Silver

Men's Road Race, Individual

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1928 Summer 19 Amsterdam Cycling Denmark Final Standings 7 5-05:37
1932 Summer 23 Los Angeles Cycling Denmark Final Standings 9 2-32:48.6

Men's Road Race, Team

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank TT
1928 Summer 19 Amsterdam Cycling Denmark DEN Final Standings 1 5-05:37
1932 Summer 23 Los Angeles Cycling Denmark DEN Final Standings 2 2-32:48.6
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