Leif Olve Dolonen Larsen
April 3, 1975|
|Height:||6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)|
|Weight:||300 lb (136 kg)|
|NFL Draft:||2000 / Round: 6 / Pick: 194|
|Career NFL statistics|
In shot putting, Larsen finished thirteenth at the 1992 World Junior Championships and fourth at the 1994 World Junior Championships. His last international athletics competition was the 1997 European under-23 Championships, where he finished eighth. His personal best throw was 18.76 metres, achieved in April 1997 in Baton Rouge.
Larsen played college football for UTEP Miners and was drafted in 2000 by the Buffalo Bills, appearing with the team in the 2000 and 2001 seasons. At the 2000 NFL Combine, Larsen bench pressed 225 lb (102 kg) 45 times, one of the best marks of all-time.
Larsen retired from football to pursue a boxing career. Since his first fight in 2003, he has won nine out of nine matches, eight of these by knockout.
- Norwegian international athletes - L Archived 2011-12-11 at the Wayback Machine. (in Norwegian)
- Norwegian all-time list shot put Archived 2005-04-19 at the Wayback Machine. (in Norwegian)
- McClain, John (February 24, 2008), "40 times are all the talk: Clockings that dip into 4.2s, 4.3s don't guarantee success in league", Houston Chronicle
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