Nils Erik Nilsen
Origin of Impairment
Further personal information
Wife Bjørg and children Kolbjørn and Per Åge
English, German, Norwegian
Sport specific information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 1958 aged 10 in Fluberg.
Why this sport?
His father was a shooter.
Club / Team
Nordre Land Sportsskyttere: Norway
Name of coach
Per Erik Løkken/Bjørn Myrseth
Coach from which country?
Coach from what year?
Hunting, fishing, writing, reading, wood turning and spending time with his grandchildren. (Athlete, 25 Aug 2011; Athlete, 08 Feb 2012)
Most influential person in career
"My father." (Athlete, 08 Feb 2012)
Hero / Idol
"G. G Skattebo - the first Norwegian Olympic champion. A rifle shooter from my own district." (Athlete, 08 Feb 2012)
He injured his neck in 1979 and says he did not fully recover until 1981. (Athlete, 25 Aug 2011)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"To do the best I can." (Athlete, 08 Feb 2012)
Due to an accident on a building site where he worked as a carpenter he has problems moving his feet and walking. (Athlete, 25 Aug 2011; Athlete, 08 Feb 2012)
|Mixed 50m Rifle prone SH1||Qualification||2010-07-23||24|
|Mixed 50m Rifle prone SH1||Elimination||2010-07-23||19|