Leif Larsen

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Name: Leif Larsen
Alias: Viking
Birth Name: Leif Olve Dolonen Larsen
Born: 1975-04-03
Birthplace: Tofte, Norway
Hometown: Valencia, Comunidad Valenciana, Spain
Stance: Orthodox
Height: 6′ 4″   /   193cm
Boxing Record: click

Larsen was multi-sport athlete, competing in American football, shot put, and boxing.

In shot putting, he 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.

He then concentrated on American football. He played college football for the University of Texas-El Paso and played in the National Football League in 2000 and 2001 for the Buffalo Bills, playing the position of defensive tackle.