Nils Erik Ulset

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Nils Erik Ulset
Nils-Erik Ulset Paralympics 2010.jpg
Personal information
Nickname(s) Nikkis[1]
Nationality  Norway
Born (1983-07-16) July 16, 1983 (age 35)
Sport Biathlon, cross-country skiing

Nils Erik Ulset (born in Tingvoll on July 16, 1983)[2] is a Norwegian biathlete, cross-country skier and three time Paralympic Champion.


He competed at the 2002 Winter Paralympics in Salt Lake, where he took two gold medals in cross-country skiing, one in 10 km, LW2-4 and one in 20 km, standing. In biathlon he placed 7th in the 7.5 km, standing.[3]

At the 2006 Winter Paralympics in Torino, he took two bronze medals in biathlon: The 12.5 km and 7.5 km, standing. In cross-country skiing he placed 9th in the men's 10 km, 14th in the 20 km and 9th in the 5 km, standing.[3]

He won silver at the 2010 Winter Paralympics in Vancouver, for 3km pursuit standing biathlon. He won gold at the 12.5 km standing biathlon. In cross-country skiing he took the silver medal in the men's 20 km, standing and bronze in the men's relay.[4]


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