Athletics: Jakob Ingebrigtsen surprises and takes gold in the 5000m

Athletics: Jakob Ingebrigtsen surprises and takes gold in the 5000m

theTo the first medal of the last session of World Championships in Athletics Held by Norway Jakob Ingebrigtsen did a smart sprint to win the 5000mdefeating African runners who were surprised by the strength and resistance of the Norwegian.

For much of the competition, it was the Kenyans who set the pace for the Test And from behind, Engebrigstein was watching, Like Olympic champion Joshua Chepetegui who was also waiting for the right moment to start his attack, Only this time the strategy did not work out with Uganda.

At the last 800 meters, the definition of the test came, in the fight for the first place several favorites appeared, incl Grant Fisher from the United States who participated in the fightingHowever, at the time of reaching the last 200 metres, Jakob Ingebrigtsen put on the accelerator to leave his rivals behind and single-handedly crossed the finish line to finish in a time of 13.09.24.Jacob Krupp from Kenya remains in second place and Oscar Chelimo from Uganda in third place. Special mention to Guatemalan Luis Grijalva who finished fourth.

Jakob Ingebrigtsen adds an unexpected title to his collection, which includes gold in the 1,500m at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

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