Henrik Nilsson (born 15 February 1976, in Nyköping) is a Swedish sprint canoer who competed from the mid-1990s to the 2010s. Competing in four Summer Olympics, he won two medals in the K-2 1000 m event with a gold in 2004 and a silver in 2000.
|Men's canoe sprint|
|2004 Athens||K-2 1000 m|
|2000 Sydney||K-2 1000 m|
|2002 Seville||K-2 1000 m|
|2003 Gainesville||K-2 1000 m|
|2011 Szeged||K-2 1000 m|
|1997 Dartmouth||K-2 200 m|
|1997 Dartmouth||K-4 500 m|
|2001 Poznań||K-2 500 m|
Nilsson and Oscarsson then dominated the K-2 1000 m event over the next three years, winning two world championship gold medals, in Seville (2002) and Gainesville, USA (2003), followed by the Olympic gold at Athens 2004.
Nilsson is 190 cm tall (6' 3) and weighs 86 kg (189 lbs).
- ICF medalists for Olympic and World Championships – Part 1: flatwater (now sprint): 1936–2007 at WebCite (archived 2009-01-21). Additional archives: Wayback Machine.
- ICF medalists for Olympic and World Championships – Part 2: rest of flatwater (now sprint) and remaining canoeing disciplines: 1936–2007 at WebCite (archived 2009-11-09)
- Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Henrik Nilsson". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 2011-09-01.