Middle-distance runner who specializes in the 1500 meter race. He placed first in the 2016 European Championships and third in the 2017 World Championships in London. He competed in the 2016 Rio Olympics, but was disqualified.
He competed in his first European Junior Championship in 2011 and finished 25th in the 800 meter race.
In June of 2018 he completed a 1500 meter race in 3 minutes and 30 seconds and completed a 5k merely 24 hours later. He finish in the 1500 made him the reigning world champion in the event.
His older brother Hand younger brother are also middle distance runners and European champions in the 1500 meters event. They are trained by their father Gjert Ingebrigtsen and have held the top three fastest times in the 1500 meter race. He married Astrid Mangen Cederkvist in 2018.
His younger brother Jakob Ingebrigtsen won the 2016 Junior World Championships.