Inge­brigt­sen, 17, beats big brother for 1-2 fin­ish at Eu­ros

Daily Local News (West Chester, PA) - - SPORTS -

Nor­way’s Jakob Inge­brigt­sen had the joy of beat­ing his older brother in a 1-2 fin­ish in the men’s 5,000 me­ters, and host na­tion Ger­many cel­e­brated two more golds at the Eu­ro­pean Ath­let­ics Cham­pi­onships on Satur­day.

The 17-year-old Inge­brigt­sen, who be­came the youngest ath­lete to clinch a Eu­ro­pean track ti­tle when he won the 1,500 on Fri­day, fin­ished in 13 min­utes, 17.06 sec­onds for a Eu­ro­pean un­der-20 record. His 27-year-old brother Hen­rik was sec­ond, ahead of Morhad Am­douni of France.

Three broth­ers, in­clud­ing a pair of twins, helped Bel­gium to win gold in the men’s 4x400 re­lay. Jonathan and Kevin Bor­lee, both 30, joined younger brother Dy­lan, and Jonathan Sa­coor, for vic­tory ahead of Bri­tain and Spain.

Poland won gold in the women’s 4x400 ahead of France and Bri­tain.

Ger­many’s Ma­teusz Przy­bylko de­lighted the home crowd, win­ning the men’s high jump by clear­ing 2.35 me­ters to equal his per­sonal best.

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