Living in the Southern Hemisphere means that it's summer at Christmas, and we spend much of our time outdoors. I realize what snow at this time of the year means to all of you living in the North, but I don't envy you, never!
2019 saw major breakthroughs for a bunch of young athletes, from Ukraine's Yaroslava Mahuchikh in her specialty event, the high jump, to Norway's Jakob Ingebrigtsen at events from cross-country, track and road. Both achieved best performances at major championships, and although not coming away with gold medals, served notice that they will be forces to be reckoned with next year and in the years to come.
World Athletics have just released their 'Fab Five' athletes to watch in the future.