Jake WIGHTMAN

Great Britain & N.I.

Jake WIGHTMAN - Great Britain & N.I. - Fifth in 1500m at World Championships

Photo/Foto: George Herringshaw

Date: 04 October 2019

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    • DATE OF BIRTH
      Monday, 11 July 1994
    • PLACE OF BIRTH
      Nottingham, England.
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Jake WIGHTMAN - Great Britain & N.I. - Fifth in 1500m at World Championships

Jake Wightman striding to the finish of his semi-final of the men's 1500m.

He and Matthew Centowitz (along side him) both qualified as the two

fastest losers for the final: 3:36.72 and 3:37.77 (Jake). The smaller

image is of him and Josh Kerr checking the qualifiers on the score board.

Both ran P.B.s in the final.


2019 World Athletics Championships. Doha, Qatar.

Final men's 1,500m.

1.
 Timothy Cheruiyot 
  Kenya    3:29.26  
2.  Taoufik Makhloufi   Algeria  3:31.38   SB
3.
 Marcin Lewandowski  Poland  3:31.46   NR
4.
 Jakob Ingebrigtsen  Norway  3:31.70  
5.
 Jake Wightman  Great Britain & N.I. 
 3:31.87   PB
6.  Josh Kerr  Great Britain & N.I.  3:32.52   PB
7.
 Ronald Kwemoi  Kenya  3:32.72   SB
8.  Matthew Centrowitz Jr. 
 United States  3:32.81   SB

On 14th. August 2020 Jake set a new P.B. of 3:29.47 when he

finished third at the Monaco Diamond League meeting. Second placed

man Jacob Ingebrigtsen set a new European Record of 3:28.68 behind

Timothy Cheruiyot's 3:38.45.