Norway’s track stars get up to speed

Warholm sets European record, Iuel qualifies for World Championships at Bislett Games Jo Christian Weldingh Oslo Karsten Warholm, 23, easily won the 400-meter hurdles race in the 2019 Bislett Games, June 13, running the distance in 47:33—four hundredths of a second faster than the old European record from 1995, and almost two seconds faster than Kyron McMaster, 22, of the British Virgin Islands in second place. It was also a Norwegian record. Wonderkid Jacob Ingebrigtsen, 18, was expected to become the first Norwegian to run a mile faster than 3:50, but failed after he, according to his coach and father Gjert Ingebri
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