Jakob Ingebrigtsen, Henrik Ingebrigtsen, photo by Getty Images/ Berlin 2018
Henrik clocked EL in the 3000 m
BERGEN (NOR, Aug 22): At the Trond Mohn Games in Bergen in cold weather, Jakob Ingebrigtsen closed the programme with victory in the 1500m in 3:41.81 ahead of Sweden’s Kalle Berglund (3:42.62) and Australia’s Jordan Williamz (3:42.92) but older brother Henrik Ingebrigtsen produced the best performance of the meet, winning the 3000m in a European leading 7:42.72 ahead of Serbian U20 talent Elzan Bibic who set a big PB of 7:51.51. Filip Ingebrigtsen was fifth in the 800m in 1:48.13 behind Australia’s Josh Ralph (1:46.55) and Thomas Roth (1:46.90). Karsten Warholm improved the Norwegian 300m best to 32.69 and there were wins in the 100m for teammate Ezinne Okparaebo in 11.49 while Canada’s Gavin Smellie defeated Norway’s Jonathan Quarcoo in the men’s 100m, 10.27 to 10.37. Elsewhere on the track, there were wins in the sprint hurdles for Vladimir Vukicevic in the 110m hurdles in 13.70 and for Greece’s Elisabet Pesiridou in the 100m hurdles in 13.26, Norway’s Hedda Hynne won the 800m in 2:03.51 and Denmark’s Anna Emilie Moller won the 3000m in 8:52.73 ahead of Australia’s Genevieve LaCaze (8:53.03). There was another home win in the javelin for Sigrid Borge with 59.86m but Charlie Myers defeated European finalist Sondre Guttormsen on countback in the pole vault at 5.50m.
Jakob Ingebrigtsen reminds world that he won two gold medals, photo by Getty Images/ Berlin 2018