Paal Arne Fagernes


Age: 29

Norwegian javelin thrower considered as one of Norway's most famous athletes who competed in the Olympics as a javelin thrower at the 2000 Olympics in Sydney (setting a Norwegian throwing record in his qualifying), who became a boxer in 2001 (a sport outlawed in Norway) and competed around the world, but whose career was marred by repeated substance abuse and violence problems.

Cause of Death: Car accident

Born: June 8, 1974

Died: August 4, 2003

Oslo, Norway