"It matters a great deal who is going to win, but not at all who won"
Athletics Awards 2019Stuart attended two athletics awards lunches in November, the Sports Journalists’ Association (SJA) and the British Athletics Writers’ Association (BAWA). The SJA event is a large one with 350 people present. BAWA is more intimate.
SJADina Asher Smith was the SJA Sports Woman of the year
The BAWA athletes of the year Adam Gemili and Katarina Johnson-Thompson.
Adam GemiliThe events provide an excellent opportunity for networking.
The Athletics Weekly teamPhotos: BAWA, SJA and Getty Images for IAAF