JAKE WIGHTMAN

Born: Jake Stanley Wightman, Nottingham, 11 July 1994. Club: Edinburgh AC. Coach: Geoff Wightman.

 

Son of athletes Geoff Wightman and Susan Tooby. Jake's breakthrough came as an under-20, winning his first national championships and, in 2013, winning the European Junior 1500 championship. In 2014, he won the 800 at the Loughborough international, and then improved by a huge 5.91 seconds over 1500 at the Glasgow Grand Prix.

Honours

British Championships - 3rd 1500 2016

 

European Junior Championships 2013 - 1st 1500

British Under-20 Championships - 2nd 1500 2013

 

Scottish Championships - 1st 800 2015, 2nd 800 2013

Scottish Under-20 Championships - 1st 1500 2012

Scottish Under-18 Championships - 1st 1500 2011

Scottish Under-17 Closed Championships - 2nd 1500 2010

 

Scottish Cross Country Championships - 1st U20 2014

Representation

European Championships 2016 - 7th 1500

Commonwealth Games 2014 - heats 1500

European Junior Championships 2013 - 1st 1500

Celtic Games - 1st U18 1500 2011

 

Personal Bests and Progression

400 - 48.34 (2016), 800 - 1:47.13 (2016), 1500 - 3:35.49 (2014), 1M - 3:54.20 (2016), 3000 - 8:13.6 (2015), 5000 - 15:37.32 (2011), 5kRd - 14:21 (2015), 5MRd - 25:10 (2016), 10kRd - 31:45 (2015).

 

YEAR BY YEAR PERFORMANCES AND RANKING POSITIONS

2007 (U15) : 1500 - 4:45.66

2008 (U15) : 800 - 2:18.0, 1500 - 4:32.94 (11)

2009 (U17) : 1500 - 4:22.47 (26), 3000 - 9:26.90 (9)

2010 (U17) : 800 - 2:05.40, 1500 - 4:13.89 (12), 3000 - 9:06.60 (3)

2011 (U20) : 400 - 52.63, 800 - 1:57.35 (19), 1500 - 3:59.35 (12), 1M - 4:32.6, 3000 - 9:00.28i/9:14.4

                    (14), 5000 - 15:37.32 (7)

2012 (U20) : 400 - 50.5 (7), 800 - 1:51.6 (2=), 1500 - 3:51.74 (2), 3000 - 8:43.55 (3)

2013 (U20) : 400 - 49.70 (4=), 800 - 1:48.01 (1), 1500 - 3:43.74 (1), 1M - 4:00.62 (1)

2014: 800 - 1:47.93 (2), 1500 - 3:35.49 (2)

2015: 400 - 48.74 (9), 800 - 1:47.36 (2), 1500 - 3:40.05 (3), Mile - 3:57.80 (2), 3000 - 8:13.6 (3), 5kRd 14:21 (5), 10kRd 31:45 (31).

2016: 400 - 48.34 (8), 800 - 1:47.13 (2), 1500 - 3:36.64 (2), Mile - 3:54.20 (2), 1M Rd 3:57.9, 5kRd 14:26 (3), 5MRd 25:10 (6)

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