Birger Nilsen

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Birger Erling Nilsen (10 October 1896 – 19 October 1968) was a Norwegian sport wrestler.

He was born in Kristiania and represented the club SK av 1909. He competed at the 1928 Summer Olympics, where he placed fourth in Freestyle wrestling.[1] He won a bronze medal in the lightweight class at the 1922 World Wrestling Championships.[2]


  1. ^ "Birger Nilsen". Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 8 April 2012. 
  2. ^ Schanke, Tom A (2007). Norsk Idrettsleksikon (in Norwegian). Aller Forlag. p. 316. ISBN 978-82-8156-044-4.