Ingebrigsten at the 2012 Summer Olympics
24 February 1991 |
|Achievements and titles|
|Regional finals||1st at the 2012 European Athletics Championships|
|Personal best(s)||1500 metres: 3:31.46
3000 metres: 7:42.19
Henrik Ingebrigtsen (born 24 February 1991) is a Norwegian track athlete who specializes in middle-distance events. He represented Norway at the 2012 Summer Olympics. His younger brother, Filip Ingebrigtsen, is also a middle-distance runner.
Ingebrigtsen first broke the 3:40 barrier in the 1500 meters at the age of 19. He won the gold medal at the 2012 European Athletics Championships in Helsinki at the 1500 metres event. He followed it by finishing 5th at the Olympic Games in London with a new national record of 3:35.43. Ingebrigsten further improved the national record to 3:33.95 at the Diamond League meet held in Zürich on August 29, 2013.
|2008||European Cross Country Championships||Brussels, Belgium||23rd||U20 race||Individual|
|2009||European Cross Country Championships||Dublin, Ireland||12th||U20 race||Individual|
|2010||European Championships||Barcelona, Spain||13th (h)||1500 m||3:42.62|
|2011||European Cross Country Championships||Velenje, Slovenia||15th||U23 race||Individual|
|2012||European Championships||Helsinki, Finland||1st||1500 m||3:46.20|
|Olympic Games||London, United Kingdom||5th||1500 m||3:35.43 (NR)|
|European Cross Country Championships||Budapest, Hungary||1st||U23 race||Individual|
|2013||European Indoor Championships||Gothenburg, Sweden||11th||3000 m||8:02.45|
|World Championships||Moscow, Russia||8th||1500 m||3:37.52|
|2014||European Championships||Zürich, Switzerland||2nd||1500 m||3:46.10|
- All-Athletics. "Profile of Henrik Ingebrigsten".
- European Athletics (author name unknown) (July 29, 2014). "Record breaker Ingebrigtsen turns his gaze towards Europeans".