Schou Nilsen, Laila (1919–1998)

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Schou Nilsen, Laila (1919–1998)

Norwegian Alpine skier and speedskater. Name variations: Laila Schou-Nilsen or Schou-Nielsen; Laila Schou Nielsen. Born Mar 18, 1919, in Norway; died July 30, 1998.

At World championships, won gold medals for speedskating allround (1935, 1937, 1938); won a bronze medal for Alpine combined skiing at Garmisch-Partenkirchen Olympics (1936).