Scot thought Coe was sealing presentation with a kiss
Legend Seb Coe looked set to plant a smacker on Jake Wightman after the Scottish track hero claimed a brilliant bronze in the 1500m.
And the runner admits he’d have been happy to seal the medal moment with a kiss.
IAAF president and four-time Olympic medallist Coe – a pal of Wightman’s dad Geoff – grabbed Jake by the cheeks and pulled him in as he draped bronze around his neck after his world-class run.
And the 23-year-old said: “Yeah, I initially thought he was going in for it – wildest dreams!
“But I couldn’t have asked for anyone better to present that medal. Before we went out he gave me a hug and said he knew I was going to get a medal and he was so proud of how I ran.
“He has been great. There’s no one I’d like to emulate more than him. Steve Cram came up for a hug as soon as I’d finished too.
“From those guys who have been there and done everything it’s nice to know they admire what you’re doing. I’m so happy I’ve come away with this, on the last day too.”
Wightman’s father Geoff was