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Karsten Warholm
NameKarsten Warholm
Date of Birth28th February 1996
Birth placeUlsteinvik, Norway
Net worth$1.5 million
Age25 years old

Norwegian 400m hurdler Karsten Warholm seems to have a clear path ahead to achieve his first Olympic title in the Tokyo Olympics. He looks all set to rule the track going into his second Games.

On 1st July, 2021 Karsten Warholm created history after breaking Kevin Young’s 29 year old world record at the Oslo Diamond League. His historic feat was produced on his home turf in front of his home crowd. The star bagged the gold medal at the 2017 London and 2019 Doha World Championships.

Even as the world remained stunned with Karsten Warholm’s world record in Oslo, the youngster wasn’t yet done. The glittering star shattered his own record by almost a second in just a month at the Tokyo Olympics. Warholm’s sizzling run on Tuesday put the scorching mid-day heat to shame as he clocked a jaw-breaking 45.94 seconds in men’s 400m hurdles final. He became the only person to dip under 46 seconds in the event. Needless to his historic record earned him the top spot on the podium.

Karsten Warholm Net worth

Karsten Warholm

Karsten Warholm is a Puma sponsored athlete. However his personal lead sponsor is Jobzone. His net worth is approximately $1.5 million.

Bio

Karsten Warholm

Karsten Warholm was born on 28th February 1996 in Ulsteinvik, Norway. He is tall towering 6’2 feet and weighs 80kg.

Career Achievements

Karsten Warholm broke the 400m hurdles world record

Karsten Warholm initially competed in multi-events winning a gold medal at the 2013 World Youth Championships in octathlon. He also holds a Norwegian record in 400m run with a timing of 44.87 seconds. Warholm shares the European indoor 400m record with Thomas Schonlebe on a time of 45.05 seconds.

On 1st July 2021, he produced history after rewriting Kevin Young’s 29 year old world 400m hurdles record of 46.78 seconds to 46.70 seconds at the Oslo Diamond League. This historic feat came on his home turf in front of his home crowd. The 25-year-old quipped saying the record was older than him.

And as the world was trying to recover from his mind-boggling world record in Oslo, the young chap wasn’t yet done putting it into a tizzy. Warholm blazed through the men’s 400m hurdles final at the Tokyo Olympics to shatter his own record by almost a second in just a month by clocking 45.94 seconds. He became the only person to dip below 46 seconds. Needless to say he bagged the gold.

Warholm bagged the gold medal at the 2019 Doha World Championships in 400m hurdles. Two years later, he successfully defended his title at the 2019 Doha World Championships. He is also the reigning European champion.

Coach and Parents

Karsten Warholm and coach Leif Olav Alnes

Who is Karsten Warholm’s coach?

Karsten Warholm is coached by Leif Olav Alnes at the Dimna Idrettslag club.

Who are his parents?

The names of his parents are Mikal Warholm and Kristine Golin Haddal.

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