European 1500m Men's Final Results

Jakob Ingebrigtsen With Historic Victory Over The Great Timothy Cheruiyot

The 20-year-old Jakob Ingebrigtsen made history today at Tokyo Olympic Games. Jakob has ended the winning streak of the great Timothy Cheruiyot from Kenya. Cheruiyot had never lost any of his last 12 races before in the 1500 metres.

The Norwegian teenage sensation beat Timothy Cheruiyot to win the Tokyo 2020 men’s 1500 metres final at the Olympic Sports Stadium, Japan.

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Ingebrigsten did a time of 3:28.32 which is an Olympic Record and a new European Record respectively.

Timothy Cheruiyot’s 13th clash with Jakob Ingebrigsten and now he was beaten. Timothy did a time of 3:29.01 and he took the silver.

Great Britain Josh Kerr also hold on to the bronze medal in a time of 3:29.05. Josh runs a new personal best time.

Timothy after the race gave his bracelet to Jakob for finally beating him. What a kind of gesture and respect from the great Kenyan Athlete Timothy Cheruiyot. Jakob Ingebrigtsen with historic victory over the great Timothy Cheruiyot.

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Below is the official result

  1. Jakob ingebrigsten – 3:28:32 OR
  2. Timothy Cheruiyot – 3:29.01
  3. Josh Kerr – 3:29.05 PB
  4. Abel Kipsang – 3:29.56 PB
  5. Adel Mechaal – 3:30.77 PB
  6. Cole Hocker – 3:31.40 PB
  7. Stewart Mcsweyn – 3:31.91
  8. Michal Rozyms – 3:32.67
  9. Jake Heyward – 3:34.43
  10. Jake Wightman – 3:35.09
  11. Oliver Hoare – 3:35.79
  12. Charles Grethen – 3:36.80
  13. Ignacio Fontes – 3:38:56

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