Mile News Tagged Jakob Ingebrigtsen


Teen prodigy Ingebrigtsen’s tale comes of age at European Championships

August 13, 2018

“Winning a second title in two days is the result of having done this my whole life. It was a little crazy to get this medal. This is huge.”

By Cathal Dennehy for the IAAF

It was the golden double that rippled around the world, a feat of athletic mastery most could only dream of at any stage...

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Jakob Ingebrigtsen beats Webb’s landmark time in Bowerman Mile

May 26, 2018

“When I saw Manangoi I was like ‘Wow,’ this is a dream come true to be racing against the best guys in the world and doing as good as I did today. It feels really good.”

By Chris Hansen, The Register-Guard

It was the very last Bowerman Mile to ever be contested at storied Hayward Field and...

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Bowerman Mile Slugfest Expected at Pre Classic

May 11, 2018

Kenyans Elijah Manangoi & Timothy Cheruiyot headline field plus three fastest Milers in Pre history, topped by two-time Bowerman Mile winner Ayanleh Souleiman – whose meet record of 3:47.32 is the fastest ever on U.S. soil.

EUGENE, Ore. – The world’s top two current Milers will bring their...

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Second is not an Option for Jakob Ingebrigtsen

September 26, 2017

“It took a couple of days to fully realize what I had accomplished (running a sub-4 minute Mile)… It was a huge accomplishment for me.”

By Niall Hugh, Fast Running

Jakob Ingebrigtsen, the teenage sensation, says he wants to become the “best runner in the world,” and if that’s not his goal,...

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After smashing through the 4-minute barrier, Ingebrigtsen, 16, serves notice

June 09, 2017

“The biggest thing I’ve learned from them is the mindset. You always have to go hard and believe in yourself – push until the last meters.”

By IAAF

As he entered the back straight for the final time, with 45 seconds of agony between him and Mile history, 16-year-old Jakob Ingebrigtsen had one...

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