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Jake Wightman made running history at the 2020 Monaco Diamond League. On that starry night in August, 26-year-old Wightman snuck under the 3:30 barrier over 1500, clocking 3:29.47. Surpassing the likes of Seb Coe, Steve Ovett and Steve Cram, now only Mo Farah sits above him on the UK all-time list; Jake Wightman has arrived. With a 1:44 800m to his name, Wightman possesses the speed needed to succeed at the top level. We caught up with Jake and chatted about pretty much everything we could muster; from his altitude training to a hypothetical boxing match against Stewart McSweyn…..