Erling Nilsen

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Norway's 1936 Olympic Games Boxing Team, with Erling Nilsen, Rudolf Andreassen, Berg Hansen, Henry Tiller, Ragnar Haugen, and Jarl Johnsen
Norway's 1936 Olympic Games Boxing Team, with Erling Nilsen, Rudolf Andreassen, Asbjørn Berg-Hansen, Henry Tiller, Ragnar Haugen, and Jarl Johnsen.

Erling Nilsen (30.12.1910- 23.04.1984) was a mid-1930s amateur heavyweight boxer from Norway. He was a member of the first official boxing contest between England and Norway on December 8, 1935 in the Oslo Colosseum; his opponent was H. P. Floyd. Source: Official Program

Nilsen represented Norway in the 1936 Olympics, Berlin. Won Bronze Medal.

Bronze Medal in the European Championships, Milan, Italy 1937:

Nilsen won 7 National Titles in Norway. Had 15 victories on the National Team.

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