Ernst Larsen

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Ernst Larsen
Medal record
Competitor for  Norway
Men's Athletics
Olympic Games
Bronze Melbourne 1956 3.000m steeple
European Championships
Bronze Bern 1954 3.000m steeple

Ernst Larsen (born 18 July 1926) was a Norwegian athlete, who competed mainly in the 3000 metre steeplechase. He represented Ranheim IL.

Larsen won the bronze medal in this event at the 1956 Summer Olympics held in Melbourne, Australia as well as the 1954 European Championships in Athletics.

His personal best time was 8:42.4 minutes, achieved in Trondheim on 5 September 1956. This gives him a 23rd place on the Norwegian all-time performers list.[1]