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Horst Nickel

Full name: Horst Nickel
Gender: Male
Born: March 4, 1934 in Oberhof, Thüringen, Germany
Affiliations: ASK Vorwärts Oberhof, Oberhof (GER)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Biathlon

Biography

East German biathlete Horst Nickel from Oberhof competed at the 1960 Squaw Valley Winter Olympics, finishing 17th in the only event in that era, the 20 km. Nickel also competed in the 1961 and 1962 Worlds. He was one of the pioneers of biathlon in Thuringia and later turned to coaching.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1960 Winter 25 Squaw Valley Biathlon Men's 20 kilometres Germany GER 17

Men's 20 kilometres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank AT M ST SR S1M S1T S1R S2M S2T S2R S3M S3T S3R S4M S4T S4R
1960 Winter 25 Squaw Valley Biathlon Germany Final Standings 17 1-48:28.9 8 1-32:28.9 14 3 32:54 20 1 49:02 18 0 1-06:04 12 4 1-28:17 16
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