Record event prize money awarded; record four U.S. high schoolers sub-4 in same race; Nuguse blasts U.S. indoor & outdoor Mile records; Kipyegon shatters women’s outdoor Mile record, Hiltz U.S. record; official road Mile world records recognized, inaugural road Mile World Championship and more!... Read More comments
Mile News Tagged Jakob Ingebrigtsen
A record 11 men sub-3:50 in the same race as well as five national and one world junior records set!
By Maddie Lang
Jakob Ingebrigtsen and Yared Nuguse gave the fans an exciting show in the Bowerman Mile to fittingly cap off the first day of The Prefontaine Classic on Saturday afternoon.... Read More comments
“For me, this is the be-all-and-end-all. You saw about 16 years of emotion at the end there. You just watched a kid achieve a dream that he has been having for a very long time."
By Simon Turnbull for World Athletics
When the television cameraman came to Jakob Ingebrigtsen as the 12...Read More comments
“The main goal is just to see how fast I can run and to try to win as much as possible as often as I can, when I can. But the short-term goal always changes. It’s always to win the next race or break that record or something."
By Mike Rowbottom for World Athletics
Following the successful...Read More comments
Nick Willis’ record 20th consecutive year sub-4, annual record of first U.S. sub-4 shattered, annual record of U.S. high school sub-4s (5 individuals, 7 times), event prize money increases 34%, official road Mile world championship & world record category announced and more!
By Ryan Lamppa,...Read More comments
“Even when I was coming down the home straight I felt strong, but Jakob is a beast and I never knew if he was going to come past.”
By Jess Whittington for World Athletics
Great Britain’s Jake Wightman stunned the Olympic champion, the defending world champion and himself at the World...Read More comments
Kipsang, Tefera, Wightman, Kerr and defending champion Cheruiyot look to challenge the talented, young Norwegian
By Cathal Dennehy for World Athletics
At the age of 21, Jakob Ingebrigtsen has very nearly done it all. He’s won European titles, an Olympic gold medal and, earlier this year, he...Read More comments
“I gave it all I had... It was definitely a great experience. I raced against the best in the world and I ran 3:56. I can’t be disappointed with that.”
By Joe Curley, Ventura County Star
He was seeded last, spent nearly the entire race trailing the world class field and it was all captured...Read More comments
Past race champions, Olympic medalists, world champions and rising stars to toe the line at Hayward Field
From Prefontaine Classic
The Prefontaine Classic has churned out more sub-4 minute Mile performances than any other American meet, and the storied Bowerman Mile has played a pivotal role...Read More comments
"First of all I want to improve my own times, but obviously beating a world record is a big achievement for me. I will always remember this, it feels amazing."
From World Athletics
It’s easy to forget that Jakob Ingebrigtsen is still just 21-years-old.
Keen followers of the sport have been...Read More comments
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