Between setting world information, profitable Diamond League titles and even taking up beer miles, Jakob Ingebrigtsen of Norway has had a September to recollect. On Sept. 23, he added one other milestone to his life by marrying his associate of seven years, Elisabeth Asserson, of their native Norway.
Asserson and Ingebrigtsen’s love story started after they had been simply 16, and Ingebrigtsen popped the query in 2021. Their wedding ceremony had an American-style aptitude, that includes 10 attendants, with Ingebrigtsen’s brothers Henrik, Filip and Kristoffer proudly serving as groomsmen.
The marriage befell on the Bragernes Church in Drammen, Norway, which is kind of a distance from Ingebrigtsen’s hometown of Sandnes, which is roughly 400 km away. Asserson had a connection to the church, as one in every of her grandmothers hailed from Drammen, which is a brief distance from Oslo.
The visitor checklist was intensive and reportedly included a number of of Ingebrigten’s rivals and mates. Nonetheless, one notable absence was his former coach and father, Gjert Ingebrigtsen. In response to the Norwegian journal Se og Hør, Gjert was not in attendance and posted a cryptic photograph on his Instagram on the marriage day, bearing the message: “It’s essential to not endure a lot the injustice that doesn’t befall your self.”
As Ingebrigtsen takes a break from coaching, the newly married couple plans to rejoice with a honeymoon within the Maldives. Whether or not Ingebrigtsen will incorporate sand sprints and swim coaching into his honeymoon actions stays to be seen.