|Full name||Lars Ploug Jorgensen|
|National team||United States|
|Born||September 1, 1970|
|Height||6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)|
|Weight||176 lb (80 kg)|
|College team||University of Tennessee|
Lars Ploug Jorgensen (born September 1, 1970) is an American former competition swimmer who represented the United States at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea. Jorgensen competed in the preliminary heats of the men's 1,500-meter freestyle, and finished with the twenty-third-best time overall (15:39.51).
In 1998 he set the swim course record for that leg of the Ironman World Championships in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii. As of 2015 the record still stands. 
- Sports-Reference.com, Olympic Sports, Athletes, Lars Jorgensen. Retrieved November 10, 2012.
- Sports-Reference.com, Olympic Sports, Swimming at the 1988 Seoul Summer Games, Men's 1,500 metres Freestyle. Retrieved November 10, 2012.
- http://www.ironman.com/triathlon-news/articles/2007/10/kona-stats-including-age-group-records.aspx#axzz4HQsq0k37 2007 Ironman World Championship Pre Race Program
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