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Larsen Jensen Edit

BackgroundEdit

Career Highlights:Edit

Finished fourth in the 1500m free at the 2007 World Championships ... made the team by finishing second in the 1500m free at the 2006 Nationals ... captured silver in American record time in the 1500m free at the 2004 Olympic Games … narrowly missed an Olympic medal in the 400m free, finishing fourth … earned two silver medals at the 2005 World Championships, setting an American record in the 800m free and taking second in the 1500m free … owns six career U.S. National titles

Olympics:Edit

2004: Silver, 1500m FR(United States (also known as USA) Flag of the United States / American Record); 4, 400m FR

World ChampionshipsEdit

2007: 4, 1500m FR ... 2005: Silver, 800m FR(United States (also known as USA) Flag of the United States / American Record) & 1500m FR ... 2003: Silver, 800m FR(United States (also known as USA) Flag of the United States / American Record)

Short Course WorldsEdit

2008: 4, 800m FR-R ... 2006: Bronze, 800m FR-R; 4, 1500m FR; 7, 400m FR

NCAA NCAA logo ChampionshipsEdit

2007(Sr): 1, 500y FR/1650y FR; 9, 800y FR-R; 13, 200y FR

2007 World Rankings: Edit

2nd, 400m free; 13th, 800m free; 5th, 1500m free

2006 World Rankings: Edit

67th, 200m free; 11th, 400m free; 19th, 1500m free

2005 World Rankings: Edit

7th, 400m free; 2nd, 800m free; 2nd, 1500m free

Records:Edit

Holds (United States (also known as USA) Flag of the United States / American Record) in 800m FR-R (Short Course Meters), set at 2008 Worlds short course.

Holds (United States (also known as USA) Flag of the United States / American Record) in 1500m FR, set at 2004 Olympic Games.

Holds National Age Group Record (17-18) in 400m FR, set at 2004 Olympic Games.

Holds NAG (17-18) in 1500m FR, set at 2004 Olympic Games.

Holds NAG (17-18) in 800m FR, set at 2003 World Championships.

Holds NAG (15-16) in 800m FR, set at 2002 US Pan Pacifics Champs

United States (also known as USA) Flag of the United States Swim TitlesEdit

800m Free (4): ’05 SPG, '04 SPG, '03 SUM, '03 SPG 1500m Free (2): ’05 SPG, '03 SUM General Accolades: 2004 USA Swimming Breakout Performer of the Year National Teams: Four-time National A Team (2002-05) ... 2006 National B Team All-Star Team: Three-time (2003-05) Collegiate: Won gold in the 500y free at the 2007 NCAA Championships ... All-American

Personal:Edit

High School: Mission Viejo HS ’03 College: USC '07 College Major: Political Science

Family, Village, Community Edit

Parents: Alan and Barbara … parents are almond farmers in Bakersfield, Calif. … Barbara was also a competitive swimmer.

Sibling(s): Younger sister (Lindsey) is a diver

Nickname(s): Larjo … USC teammates and training partners Erik Vendt and Chad Carvin gave him the nickname

Hobbies Outside the Pool: Driving, socializing

Ultimate Way to Relax: Driving, sleeping

Most Influential Person: Father ... "Because of his uncompromising integrity and determination."

Training Notes Edit

2008Edit

Swims 18-20,000 meters/yards per day, 6 hours a day, 6 days a week Favorites: Movies: Top Gun, Gladiator ... tv: Mad Money

Splash:Edit

Olympian (2004, 2008)

One Olympic medal (1s)

Three World medals (3s)

International MedalsEdit

2007 Duel in The Pool 2007: Gold, 400m FR 2006 SC World Champs 2006: Bronze, 800m FR-R (Short Course Meters) 2005 World Championships 2005: Silver, 800m FR; Silver, 1500m FR 2004 Olympic Games 2004: Silver, 1500m FR (United States (also known as USA) Flag of the United States / American Record)

Top TimesEdit

Event 400m FR 800m FR 1500m FR Best 3:44.86 7:45.63 14:45.29 Year Jun 08 Jul 05 Aug 04

2008 Worlds short courseEdit

4 Final, 800m FR-R (Short Course Meters) (United States (also known as USA) Flag of the United States / American Record) 2007 SCY NATS - 13 Final, 200y FR; t2 Final, 500y FR; 4 Final, 1650y FR; 8 Final, 400y FR-R MoO DiP - 1 Final, 400m FR WORLD - 4 Final, 1500m FR 2006 SUM NATS - 10 Final, 200m FR; 3 Final, 400m FR; 2 Final, 1500m FR SC WORLD - 7 Final, 400m FR (Short Course Meters); 3 Final, 800m FR-R (Short Course Meters) NCAA - 4 Final, 500y FR; 3 Final, 1650y FR 2005 MoO DiP - 3 Final, 400m FR WORLD - 2 Final, 800m FR; 2 Final, 1500m FR WC TRIALS - 5 Final, 400m FR; 1 Final, 800m FR; 1 Final, 1500m FR 2004 OLY - 4 Final, 400m FR (NAG (17-18)); 2 Final, 1500m FR (United States (also known as USA) Flag of the United States / American Record) OLY TRIALS - 12 Final, 200m FR; 2 Final, 400m FR (NAG (17-18)); 1 Final, 1500m FR (United States (also known as USA) Flag of the United States / American Record) SPG NATS - 13 Final, 200m FR; 2 Final, 400m FR; 1 Final, 800m FR; 2 Final, 1500m FR 2003 SUM NATS - 13 Final, 200m FR; 5 Final, 400m FR; 1 Final, 800m FR; 1 Final, 1500m FR WORLD - 2 Final, 800m FR; 5 Final, 1500m FR MoO DiP - 2 Final, 1500m FR SPG NATS - 9 Final, 200m FR; 2 Final, 400m FR; 1 Final, 800m FR 2002 US Open - 5 Final, 400m FR; 5 Final, 1500m FR SUM NATS - 4 Final, 400m FR; 2 Final, 1500m FR SPG NATS - 21 Final, 200m FR; 10 Final, 400m FR; 5 Final, 800m FR; 4 Final, 1500m FR


FR (AR) TOP TIMES Event Best Year 400m FR 3:44.86 Jun 08 800m FR 7:45.63 Jul 05 1500m FR 14:45.29 Aug 04 CAREER STATS: 2008 SC WORLDS - 4 Final, 800m FR-R (SCM) (AR) SCY NATS - 13 Final, 200y FR; t2 Final, 500y FR; 4 Final, 1650y FR; 8 Final, 400y FR-R MoO DiP - 1 Final, 400m FR WORLD - 4 Final, 1500m FR 2007 SUM NATS - 10 Final, 200m FR; 3 Final, 400m FR; 2 Final, 1500m FR SC WORLD - 7 Final, 400m FR (SCM); 3 Final, 800m FR-R (SCM) NCAA - 4 Final, 500y FR; 3 Final, 1650y FR 2006 MoO DiP - 3 Final, 400m FR WORLD - 2 Final, 800m FR; 2 Final, 1500m FR WC TRIALS - 5 Final, 400m FR; 1 Final, 800m FR; 1 Final, 1500m FR 2005 OLY - 4 Final, 400m FR (NAG (17-18)); 2 Final, 1500m FR (AR) OLY TRIALS - 12 Final, 200m FR; 2 Final, 400m FR (NAG (17-18)); 1 Final, 1500m FR (AR) SPG NATS - 13 Final, 200m FR; 2 Final, 400m FR; 1 Final, 800m FR; 2 Final, 1500m FR 2004 SUM NATS - 13 Final, 200m FR; 5 Final, 400m FR; 1 Final, 800m FR; 1 Final, 1500m FR WORLD - 2 Final, 800m FR; 5 Final, 1500m FR MoO DiP - 2 Final, 1500m FR SPG NATS - 9 Final, 200m FR; 2 Final, 400m FR; 1 Final, 800m FR 2003 US Open - 5 Final, 400m FR; 5 Final, 1500m FR SUM NATS - 4 Final, 400m FR; 2 Final, 1500m FR SPG NATS - 21 Final, 200m FR; 10 Final, 400m FR; 5 Final, 800m FR; 4 Final, 1500m FR 2002

BackgroundEdit

United States (also known as USA) Flag of the United States Swimmer for Trojan Swim Club (TROJ-CA)

AGE: 22 DOB: Sep 1, 1985

HEIGHT: 6' 0" (182.9 cm)

WEIGHT: 172 lbs (78.0 kg)

HOMETOWN: Bakersfield, Calif.

RESIDENCE: Los Angeles, Calif.

COACHED BY: David Salo

Career Highlights:

Finished fourth in the 1500m free at the 2007 World Championships ... made the team by finishing second in the 1500m free at the 2006 Nationals ... captured silver in American record time in the 1500m free at the 2004 Olympic Games … narrowly missed an Olympic medal in the 400m free, finishing fourth … earned two silver medals at the 2005 World Championships, setting an American record in the 800m free and taking second in the 1500m free … owns six career U.S. National titles

Olympics History: 2004: Silver, 1500m FR(AR); 4, 400m FR World Champs History: 2007: 4, 1500m FR ... 2005: Silver, 800m FR(AR) & 1500m FR ... 2003: Silver, 800m FR(AR) SC Worlds History: 2008: 4, 800m FR-R ... 2006: Bronze, 800m FR-R; 4, 1500m FR; 7, 400m FR NCAA History: 2007(Sr): 1, 500y FR/1650y FR; 9, 800y FR-R; 13, 200y FR 2007 World Rankings: 2nd, 400m free; 13th, 800m free; 5th, 1500m free 2006 World Rankings: 67th, 200m free; 11th, 400m free; 19th, 1500m free 2005 World Rankings: 7th, 400m free; 2nd, 800m free; 2nd, 1500m free

RECORDS:

Holds AR in 800m FR-R (SCM), set at 2008 SC Worlds ... Holds AR in 1500m FR, set at 2004 Olympic Games ... Holds NAG (17-18) in 400m FR, set at 2004 Olympic Games ... Holds NAG (17-18) in 1500m FR, set at 2004 Olympic Games ... Holds NAG (17-18) in 800m FR, set at 2003 World Championships ... Holds NAG (15-16) in 800m FR, set at 2002 US Pan Pacifics Champs

NATIONAL TITLES:

800m Free (4): ’05 SPG, '04 SPG, '03 SUM, '03 SPG 1500m Free (2): ’05 SPG, '03 SUM

ADDITIONAL HONORS:

General Accolades: 2004 USA Swimming Breakout Performer of the Year National Teams: Four-time National A Team (2002-05) ... 2006 National B Team All-Star Team: Three-time (2003-05) Collegiate: Won gold in the 500y free at the 2007 NCAA Championships ... All-American

PERSONAL: High School: Mission Viejo HS ’03 College: USC '07 College Major: Political Science Parents: Alan and Barbara … parents are almond farmers in Bakersfield, Calif. … Barbara was also a competitive swimmer Sibling(s): Younger sister (Lindsey) is a diver

Nickname(s): Larjo … USC teammates and training partners Erik Vendt and Chad Carvin gave him the nickname

Hobbies Outside the Pool: Driving, socializing

Ultimate Way to Relax: Driving, sleeping

Most Influential Person: Father ... "Because of his uncompromising integrity and determination."

Training Stats: Swims 18-20,000 meters/yards per day, 6 hours a day, 6 days a week Favorites: Movies: Top Gun, Gladiator ... tv: Mad Money

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