Harald Christian Strand Nilsen

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Harald Strand Nilsen Alpine skiing
Full name Harald Christian Strand Nilsen
nation NorwayNorway Norway
birthday 7th May 1971 (age 49)
place of birth Gjøvik , Norway
size 185 cm
discipline Giant slalom , slalom , combination
society Gjøvik Ski Club
status resigned
End of career 2003
Medal table
Olympic games 0 × gold 0 × silver 1 × bronze
Olympic rings winter Olympics
bronze Lillehammer 1994 combination
Placements in the Alpine Ski World Cup
 Overall World Cup 13th ( 1994/95 )
 Downhill World Cup 62. ( 1992/93 , 1993/94 )
 Super G World Cup 36th ( 1993/94 , 1994/95 )
 Giant Slalom World Cup 3rd ( 1994/95 )
 Slalom World Cup 14th ( 2000/01 )
 Combination World Cup 2. ( 1994/95 )
 Podium placements 1. 2. 3.
 Giant slalom 0 1 2
 combination 0 1 2

Harald Christian Strand Nilsen (born May 7, 1971 in Gjøvik ) is a former Norwegian ski racer .

Nilsen's most successful season was 1994/95 when he finished in the top three in two combinations and three giant slaloms. He thus achieved third place in the Giant Slalom World Cup, second place in the combined ranking and 13th place in the overall World Cup.

In the years that followed, Strand Nilsen specialized in slalom racing , where she regularly achieved placements in the first 15 of a World Cup race. However , he was unable to build on the successes from 1994 and 1995, in which he achieved a total of six podium places in the giant slalom and in the combination .

At the Olympic Games in 1994 in Lillehammer he could behind his countrymen Lasse Kjus and Kjetil Andre Aamodt also bronze in the Alpine combined win. Strand Nilsen resigned at the end of the 2002/03 season.

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