Lars Rise
Lars Rise

Trondheim, Norway

High School:
Adolf Oeien HS

6-0 ½

Combined Events



Personal Bests Indoor Outdoor
60m Dash 7.20
60m Hurdles 8.32
1,000m Run 2:40.92
High Jump 1.99m (6-6 1/4) 1.96m (6-5)
Pole Vault 4.70m (15-5) 4.70m (15-5)
LongJump 7.31m (23-11 3/4) 7.46m (24-5 3/4)
Shot Put 16.62m (54-6 1/4) 16.60m (54-5 1/2)
Heptathlon 5,902
100m Dash 11.06
110m Hurdles 15.02
400m Dash 49.99
1,500m Run 4:35.09
Discus Throw 46.04m (151-0)
Javelin 71.71m (235-3)
Decathlon 7,776



Was an All-American after finishing fifth in the heptathlon at the NCAA Championships with a personal-best point total of 5,710, good for the second All-America honor of his career ... Won the NCAA heptathlon shot put title with a throw of 15.82m (51-11) ... Scored four points in the overall team competition at the NCAA Championships, helping the Tiger men to a No. 25 national finish ... Earned All-Big 12 honors after finishing fourth in the heptathlon with a then personal-best mark of 5,648, an NCAA provisional qualifying point total ... That mark, at the time, ranked him 11th nationally and fourth in the Big 12 ... Went on to finish fifth at the NCAA Indoor National Championships, his best-ever national finish in the heptathlon ... Posted season-best marks of 7.22m (23-8 ¼) in the long jump, 16.41m (53-10 ¼) in the shot put, 4.60m (15-1) in the pole vault, 1.89m (6-2 ¼) in the high jump, 8.58 in the 60m hurdles, 7.25 in the 60m dash and 2:44.35 in the 1,000m run. Outdoor: All-American in the decathlon after finishing fourth nationally with a score of 7,671 points at the NCAA Championships ... Was the Big 12 runner-up in the decathlon after posting a score of 7,695 to trail only teammate Nick Adcock in the overall standings ... Was the Mt. SAC Combined Events decathlon champion after scoring a combined point total of 7,693, a mark that ranked him second nationally heading into the Big 12 Championships ... Following the Big 12 Championships, he ranked third nationally and was the No. 3 overall seed in the men's decathlon heading into the NCAA Championships, trailing only Adcock and Oregon's Ashton Eaton ... Posted season-best marks of 11.25 in the 100m dash, 50.22 in the 400m dash, 4:35.09 in the 1,500m run, 15.09 in the 110m hurdles, 1.93m (6-4) in the high jump, 4.70m (15-5) in the pole vault, 7.26m (23-10) in the long jump, 16.02m (52-6 ¾) in the shot put, 45.09m (147-11) in the discus and 59.86m (196-4) in the javelin ... His marks in the 400m, 1,500m, javelin, pole vault and high jump are all personal-best tallies as well.

Indoor: Set six personal-best marks during the indoor season, all of which came at the Big 12 Indoor Championships in which he placed fourth overall in the heptathlon with an NCAA Provisional mark of 5,639 points ... He went on to finish ninth at the NCAA Indoor Championships, missing All-America honors by just one spot ... Set personal bests in the long jump (7.31m), pole vault (4.65m), high jump (1.91m), 60m dash (7.31), 60m hurdles (8.59) and 1,000m run (2:46.43) at the Big 12 Indoor Championships ... His season-best in the shot put came at the Missouri Invitational where he tossed 15.88m (52-1 ¼). Outdoor: Took fifth-place in the decathlon at the NCAA National Championships with the second-best point total in school history (7,776), which trails only Hans Uldal at Mizzou ... Set three personal bests - decathlon (7,776 points), discus (46.04m) and the long jump (7.46m) - at the NCAA Outdoor Championships en-route to his record-breaking performance ... Finished fourth overall at the Big 12 Outdoor Championships with 7,617 total points at the event ... Set personal-bests marks in the 100m dash (11.06) and the 110m hurdles (15.02) at the Big 12 Championships en-route to his fourth-place nod ... Set two more personal-bests at the Mt. SAC Relays with a time of 4:41.51 in the 1,500m run and 4.60m (15-1) in the pole vault.

Earned All-America honors in placing seventh at the NCAA Championships (7,534), grabbing a PR in the high jump (6-5, 1.96m) during competition ... a first-time qualifier for an NCAA event in the decathlon, having scored an automatic mark of 7,559 points in placing third at the Big 12 Championships for his first All-Big 12 honor ... at the conference meet, scored big with a decathlon-meet record in the shot (15.70m) while posting PRs in the 100 (11.35), 400 (50.54), and 110mH (15.49) ... at the Jefferson Cup, a dual at Virginia, won the long jump with a PR of 23-3 (7.09m) ... also placed second in the decathlon at the Kansas Relays with then PR of 7,310. Indoor: Took ninth at the Big 12 Championships in the heptathlon (5,267), using a decathlon-meet record in the shot of 51-0 (15.55m) and personal bests in the 60m (7.33), 1000m (2:49.55), 60mH (8.61), HJ (1.85m), and PV (4.15m) to score a very encouraging 5,267 points ... winner of the shot put at the Missouri All-Comers with PR of 53-7½ (16.35m).

High School:
Two-time Nordic Junior Champion in the junior decathlon which includes competition from Norway, Sweden, Iceland, Finland, and Denmark ... won Nordic title in 2006 with a junior-decathlon personal best score of 7,462 ... placed 12th in the European under-23 junior decathlon in 2007 ... placed eighth in the IAAF World Youth Championships in the octathlon (nine events) in Marrakech, Morocco in 2005 ... had prep bests of 11.44 (100m), 50.70 (400m), 4:35.85 (1500m), 56.33 (400mH), 6-4¾ (1.95m, HJ), 13-9¼ (4.20m, PV), 22-7 (6.88m, LJ), 46-9 (14.25, SP), 140-6 (42.83m, DISC), 198-11 (60.65m, JAV), 15.01 (39" 110mH), 55-6 (16.92m, 6kg SP), 158- 11 (48.45m, 1.75kg DISC), 7,462 (jr. DEC).

Son of Leif Rise and Anna Vikan ... father, Leif, is a geologist and was a shot putter for many years, having a personal best of just over 59 feet and won two Silver medals at the Norwegian Championships in the shot and disc ... mother, Anna, is a teacher ... part of a long lineage of Norwegian athletes to join Mizzou Track & Field ... Norwegian club team - Nidelv IL ... born November 23, 1988.

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