|Full name Nila Ann Hakedal|
Name Nila Hakedal
|Role Olympic athlete|
Height 1.77 m
|Born 13 June 1979 (age 36) (1979-06-13) Kristiansand|
Olympic medals Beach volleyball at the 2008 Summer Olympics – Women's tournament
Similar People Kathrine Maaseide, Susanne Glesnes, Chiaki Kusuhara, Rebekka Kadijk, Okka Rau
Nila Ann Håkedal (born 13 June 1979 in Kristiansand) is a Norwegian female beach volleyball player.
Håkedal was born and raised in the city of Kristiansand, and lived there until she was 20 years old. She started playing volleyball for Hånes VBK when she was 13, and continued in the club until she moved to Oslo during the autumn of 1999 to play for Koll volleyball club, and to study language.
She started playing beach volleyball during the summer of 1995, and between 1995 and 2001 she played with Lise Roald Hansen as partner.
Her beach volleyball partner since 2002 has been Ingrid Tørlen. The pair competed in the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens where they were placed 22nd.