David Larson

David Larson

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. David Erwin Larson (born June 25, 1959) is a former American college and international swimmer who was an Olympic gold medalist. Larson was born in Jesup, Georgia in 1959. In 1977, he graduated from the Bolles School in Jacksonville, Florida. Larson received an athletic scholarship to attend the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida, where he swam for the Florida Gators swimming and diving team in National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) competition under coach Randy Reese from 1978 to 1981. Larson won several NCAA championships at Florida in the 800-yard freestyle relay, setting American and NCAA records. He finished second in the 200-yard freestyle to Rowdy Gaines of Auburn in 1981, but then out-swam Gaines on the final leg of the 800-yard freestyle relay to claim the NCAA championship in the relay. Larson earned All-American honors in several events and was national record holder in the 400-yard freestyle relay.show more

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  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 8mm | 200g
  • Cred Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136651750
  • 9786136651750