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Jakob Ingebrigtsen is injured and can miss the remainder of 2023 season

Jakob Ingebrigtsen is injured and can miss the remainder of 2023 season


For the primary time in seven years, Norway’s Jakob Ingebrigtsen is not going to defend his continental cross-country title on the European XC Championships in December. 

Norway’s TV 2 stories that Ingebrigtsen will miss this 12 months’s European Cross Nation Championships and the rest of the 2023 season, attributable to damage. In accordance with Norwegian information NRK, Ingebrigtsen has suffered an damage round his sacrum, however the severity of the damage is undisclosed.

Jakob Ingebrigtsen Paris DL
Ingebrigtsen set a 2twomile world greatest at Paris DL in 2023. Photograph: James Rhodes/@jrhodesathletics

Espen Skoland, the spokesperson for the Ingebrigtsen brothers, stories that Jakob desires to concentrate on restoration and coaching after a protracted and laborious season, and that he has an essential 12 months forward of him.

Ingebrigtsen has dominated the European XC Championships since 2016, successful the 2021 and 2022 senior championships and likewise claiming the 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019 U-20 European cross-country titles.

It has been an eventful 12 months for Ingebrigtsen, who defended his world 5,000m title on the World Athletics Championships in Budapest, and completed runner-up to Nice Britain’s Josh Kerr within the males’s 1,500m. He additionally clocked two world information, within the two-mile and the two,000m, together with the second quickest time in historical past over the mile on the Diamond League closing in Eugene, Ore., which he gained.

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Ingebrigtsen has additionally had a monumental 12 months off the observe, marrying his longtime accomplice Elisabeth Asserson, of their native Norway. The 23-year-old additionally went by means of a rocky public battle along with his estranged father and coach, Gjert. In October, the brothers launched a press release accusing their father of aggression, management and bodily violence, and saying he took the enjoyment out of the game they as soon as beloved.

Photograph: Filip Bossuyt/WC

Ingebrigtsen hopes to compete for Norway on the 2024 World Indoor Championships in March, the European Monitor and Area Championships in June and finally, the 2024 Olympic Video games in August.

Ingebrigtsen’s older brother and coach, Henrik, has been named to the Norwegian crew for the Dec. 10 championships in Brussels.



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