Mile News Tagged Jakob Ingebrigtsen


Timothy Cheruiyot Crushes Field to Capture 1500m World Title

October 06, 2019

Fast winning pace also produces two national records and numerous seaonal bests; Rio 2016 champion Matthew Centrowitz 8th

By Mike Rowbottom for the IAAF

DOHA, Qatar - Timothy Cheruiyot led from gun to tape on Sunday evening to add a world 1500 meter gold medal to the silver he collected two...

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World Championships Men’s 1500m preview: Cheruiyot clear favorite

September 23, 2019

American quartet includes Rio Olympic champion Centrowitz, Blankenship, Engels & Prakel in Doha, Qatar

By Mike Rowbottom for the IAAF

It seems wrong to describe Norway’s Jakob Ingebrigtsen as a wunderkind, because even though he only turned 19 on September 19, he has the attitude – and indeed...

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The Dream Mile, a Bislett Tradition

June 10, 2019

Top international field includes two-time champion Ayanleh Souleiman, Ingebrigtsen brothers and American Johnny Gregorek

From Oslo Bislett Games

The history of the world's most famous track race is now part of athletics folklore. Superstar Mile athletes like Sebastian Coe, Steve Cram, Steve...

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Cheruiyot, Manangoi Headline Bowerman Mile at Pre Classic

May 29, 2019

Loaded field at 20th edition features six men with sub-3:50 Mile PRs including American Johnny Gregorek

From Prefontaine Classic

STANFORD, Calif. - On Sunday, June 30 at Cobb Track & Angell Field, the world’s best Milers will bring their rivalry to the Prefontaine Classic for the meet’s...

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Gen 10: middle distance wunderkind Jakob Ingebrigtsen

December 27, 2018

“I’ve been a professional runner since I was eight, nine, 10 years old. I’ve been training, dedicated and following a good structure – the same as my brothers – from an early age."

From the IAAF

Looking ahead to the IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019 and the Tokyo 2020 Olympic...

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The Best Mile Moments of 2018

December 20, 2018

Record annual prize money awarded exceeds $650,000; Herrera & Lipari BBTM Grand Prix Tour champions, greatest women’s Mile ever, BBTM Effect continues and more!

By Ryan Lamppa, Bring Back the Mile

Bring Back the Mile, since its first year in 2012, has compiled an annual highlight summary of...

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Why Is Jakob Ingebrigtsen So Good?

October 02, 2018

Teen phenom from Norway became a “professional” runner as a child. Is that a recipe for future success?

By Martin Fritz Huber, Outside

There was no major international championship during the 2018 outdoor track & field season, but there was still a doozy of a story: a 17-year-old Norwegian...

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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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