Jakob Ingebrigtsen can’t wait to marry his fiancée, Elisabeth Asserson, and make her his wife. The couple got engaged in 2021, showing their commitment to each other.
Jakob Ingebrigtsen, one established name in the athletic realm, holds several records at such a young age.
The Norwegian long-distance runner credits all his success to his soon-to-be wife, Elisabeth Asserson, who always stands by his side and motivates and inspires him to keep going and never give up.
Jakob Ingebrigtsen is a 23-year-old athlete who competes in long and middle-distance running and represents his country Norway.
Starting his journey at a young age, the athlete earned the title of the youngest man to run a mile in less than four minutes at just 16. His potential erupted as he won multiple golds in the U-20 Championships.
Furthermore, he set several other U-20 European records for the upcoming years, eventually breaking legendary Mo Farah‘s 7-year-old record.
During the Tokyo Olympics, Jakob achieved his significant triumph, earning the second-youngest winner title and registering a gold in the 1500 meters. His remarkable achievement also set fresh Olympic and European records.
Moreover, the four-time European Champion thrives, wins, and sets records.
Meet Elisabeth Asserson: Future Wife Of Jakob Ingebrigtsen
The Olympian is currently engaged to his fiance Elisabeth Asserson. The couple shares a lovely relationship and pets dogs named Maximus and Jupiter.
The love birds have been together for 7 years; they started dating in 2016 and got engaged in 2021.
Jakob not only looks at Elisabeth as his fiancee but also as his best friend, greatest supporter, and biggest comfort. Likewise, she is always present at Jakob’s games, in the front row, cheering for her partner.
Furthermore, she is 23-year-old and celebrates her birthday on April 25.
Moreover, she is a public figure and not just the fiance of an Olympic champion. She has 97k followers on her Instagram, where she frequently promotes various beauty products.
It’s very rare to see the couple go anywhere alone. They love going on vacations, and with Jakob having to travel a lot, Elisabeth has picked up his lifestyle.
Whenever he is up to compete, his heart can rest assured knowing his lover is in the stands with the flag of Norway.
Jakob might be a champion, but he’s not the only athlete in the Ingebrigtsen family. His brothers, Henrik and Filip, also run middle-distance races and compete around the world.
Henrik is 32-year-old and represented Norway twice in the Olympics. He is also a European Champion who also won gold at the 2012 championship held in Helsinki.
Furthermore, the second brother Filip is 30-year old and is also a European Champion.
He has won the 2016 championship in Amsterdam. Likewise, he also earned a bronze in the 2017 World Championship held in London.
Moreover, all three brothers were trained by their father, Gjert Ingebrigtsen, who is a renowned sports coach. And also the 2018 Norwegian Sports Coach of the Year.
In 2017, a show named Team Ingebrigtsen aired, which followed the life of the three brothers, and showed the training they had to undergo.
Furthermore, the documentary also had glimpses of Jakob’s other brother Martin, and small sister and brother, Ingrid and William.