Group Ingebrigtsen head coach steps down for well being causes

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World-famous distance coach and father of 1,500m Olympic champion Jakob Ingebrigtsen, Gjert Ingebrigtsen is stepping down as his sons’ coach for well being causes, Norway’s Stavanger Aftenbladet experiences. The Ingebrigtsens will proceed teaching themselves as they put together for the World Indoor Championships in March and World Championships later this 12 months.

Over time, Gjert has coached all seven of his youngsters by means of athletics, most notably, Jakob, who rose to grow to be the Olympic 1,500m champion at age 20. Gjert has famously coached three of his sons to a few European 1,500m titles: Henrik Ingebrigtsen (2012 European gold), Filip Ingebrigtsen (2016 European gold), and Jakob (2018 European gold). The three boys all have private bests for 1,500m underneath 3:32, with Jakob holding the Olympic document of three:28.32, which he set in his gold-medal-winning efficiency at Tokyo 2020. 

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Gjert additionally helped lead Norway to European Cross Nation gold on the 2021 European championships.

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The Aftenbladet additionally reported that the brothers’ youthful sister, Ingrid Ingebrigtsen, 15, who ran 4:42.04 over 1,500m, is taking a go away from athletics.

Jakob and Filip have each confirmed that they are going to be racing within the 1,500m at World Athletics Indoor Tour Gold meet in Lievin, France, on Feb. 17. Jakob will most probably have his eyes on the world indoor document of three:31.04.

No additional data on Gjert’s well being has been launched. 



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