|Olympic medal record|
|1908 London||Triple jump|
At the 1908 Summer Olympics held in London he won the bronze medal with a jump of 14.39 metres. This remained his career best jump. At the 1912 Summer Olympics he finished sixth with 14.06 metres, and he also competed for the 4 x 100 metres relay team that was disqualified. He became Norwegian champion in triple jump in 1900, 1906, 1908 and 1911  and in long jump in 1906 and 1908. Larsen died of an illness in Oslo, 32 years old.
- "Edvard Larsen". Nasjonalbiblioteket/Aftenposten (in Norwegian). 13 September 1914. Retrieved 29 July 2019.
- Norwegian all-time list triple jump Archived 2012-06-16 at the Wayback Machine (in Norwegian)
- Norwegian international athletes - L Archived 2013-09-25 at the Wayback Machine (in Norwegian)
- Norwegian championships in triple jump Archived 2012-05-09 at the Wayback Machine (in Norwegian)
- Norwegian championships in long jump Archived October 20, 2011, at the Wayback Machine (in Norwegian)