Mile News Tagged Jakob Ingebrigtsen


The Best Mile Moments of 2023

December 29, 2023

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!

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Ingebrigtsen, Nuguse challenge world record in a thrilling Bowerman Mile

September 16, 2023

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.

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Kerr kicks for World 1500m title

August 23, 2023

“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...

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Ingebrigtsen’s eternal quest for improvement

March 13, 2023

“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...

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The Best Mile Moments of 2022

December 30, 2022

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!

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Wightman upsets Ingebrigtsen for World 1500m gold

July 19, 2022

“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...

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WCH Oregon22 preview men’s 1500m - Ingebrigtsen seeks first world title

July 10, 2022

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...

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Sahlman runs his second HS sub-4 at Bowerman Mile

May 29, 2022

“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...

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Bowerman Mile again draws the best of the Best

May 07, 2022

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...

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Olympic champion Ingebrigtsen gets 1500m indoor world record

February 18, 2022

"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.

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