| Erling Nilsen|
| April 23, 1984|
| Boxing at the 1936 Summer Olympics – Men's heavyweight|Erling Nilsen Wikipedia
Erling Nilsen (December 30, 1910 – April 23, 1984) was a Norwegian boxer who competed in the 1936 Summer Olympics.
In 1936 he won the bronze medal in the heavyweight class after winning the third place fight against Ferenc Nagy. Nilsen also won 7 National Titles in Norway and had 15 victories on the National Team.
Nilsen represented Norway in the 1936 Olympics, Berlin. Won the Bronze Medal.W Dq Walter Marti, Switzerland
W KO 2 Ernest Toussaint, Luxembourg
L 3 Guillermo Lovell, Argentina
W WO Ferenc Nagy, Hungary
Nilsen won the Bronze Medal in the European Championships, Milan, Italy 1937:W 3 Pilat, Poland
L 3 Olle Tandberg, Sweden
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. He represented the club BK Pugilist.