Ernst Larsen

Ernst Willy Larsen (18 July 1926 – 2 December 2015) was a Norwegian athlete, who competed mainly in the 3000 metre steeplechase. He represented Ranheim IL.

Ernst Larsen
Medal record
Men's athletics
Representing  Norway
Olympic Games
Bronze medal – third place 1956 Melbourne 3,000m steeple
European Championships
Bronze medal – third place 1954 Bern 3,000m steeple

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]