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David Larson

Full name: David Erwin Larson
Gender: Male
Height: 6-2.5 (190 cm)
Weight: 174 lbs (79 kg)
Born: June 25, 1959 in Jesup, Georgia, United States
Affiliations: Florida Gators, Gainesville (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Swimming

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

David Larson competed in college for the University of Florida, graduating in 1987 with a degree in sociology. Larson won two NCAA titles, the 4x200 yard free relay in 1979 and 1981, and finished second to [Rowdy Gaines] in 1981 in the 200 yard freestyle. Larson was named an All-American in 21 events during his college career. He broke through internationally at the 1979 Pan American Games, winning a silver medal in the 200 freestyle and a gold in the 4x200 relay. Larson made the 1980 US Olympic team but was unable to compete because of the US-led boycott. He competed at the 1983 Pan American Games, winning another gold medal in the 4x200 free relay. Larson later worked in sports marketing and television in New York City.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1984 Summer 25 Los Angeles Swimming Men's 4 × 200 metres Freestyle Relay United States USA 1 Gold

Men's 4 × 200 metres Freestyle Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T ET ER
1984 Summer 25 Los Angeles Swimming United States USA Final 1 1:49.01 3:37.68 1
1984 Summer 25 Los Angeles Swimming United States USA Round One Heat One 1 1:50.18 3:39.98 1
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