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Larsen Jensen places 5th in 1500m freestyle

August 16, 2008 |  7:52 pm

Larsen Jensen of the United States competes in the Men's 1500m
Freestyle final held at the National Aquatics Centre during Day 9 of
the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games BEIJING -- Larsen Jensen placed fifth in the men's 1,500-meter freestyle Sunday. The USC alum had a time of 14:48.16 -- 7.32 seconds off the gold medal pace set by Oussama Mellouli of Tunisia, who touched at 14:40.84.

Grant Hackett of Australia took the silver medal with a time of 14:41.53, and the bronze medal was won by Ryan Cochrane of Canada with a 14:42.69.

-- Debbie Goffa

Photo: Larsen Jensen of the United States competes in the men's 1,500-meter freestyle final at the National Aquatics Center during Day 9 of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games. Credit: Adam Pretty / Getty Images

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