Harold Nelson (athlete)
|Competitor for New Zealand|
|Gold||1950 Auckland||6 miles|
|Silver||1950 Auckland||3 miles|
At the 1950 British Empire Games he won the gold medal in the 6 miles track race. He also won the silver medal in the 3 miles event at the same games. He competed in the 5000 and 10,000 metres at the 1948 Olympic Games where he was the New Zealand team captain and flagbearer. He finished 6th in the 1st Heat of the 5000m and did not finish in the 10,000m.
- Profile at New Zealand Olympic Committee website
- London Gazette (supplement), No. 50553, 13 June 1986. Retrieved 21 January 2013.
- "Olympics: Nine Olympians still 'missing'". The New Zealand Herald. NZPA. 23 June 2009. Retrieved 2 October 2011.
- Athletics New Zealand Media Releases - 4 July 2011