Yulimar Rojas ended the 2020 World Indoor Tour with a huge TJ of 15.43m, a fabulous new WR! Add to that the fast 6.44 by Ronnie Baker, who is showing exciting fitness and health after some injury troubles.

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The Madrid meeting is intimate, and exciting. Sitting on the finish line stretch in 2019, I enjoyed the jumps and pole vault by Ahzelhika Siderova. The 60m hurdles and sprints got the 2,200 fans excited.

2020 was no exception.

This is the seventh and final meeting of the 2020 World Indoor Tour. Some amazing performancers in the final indoor meeting!

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1_2979.jpgFancy Chemutai, Brigid Kosgei, photo by Colombo

1_5049.jpgAbabel Yeshaneh sets new WR of 64:31, Brigid Kosgei sets PB of 64:49, both under old HM WR! photo by Colombo

The RAK half marathon is under new management. The new team put together a fine race, with two womern under the world record and some very fast men. The following piece is under EME News.

86933324_2391219594471895_2663268319276040192_o.jpgPascal Martinot-Lagarde, photo by LF Photography

86994353_2391220134471841_2694124021460500480_o.jpgJemme Reekie, photo by LF Photography

86800364_2391219861138535_2620560818047025152_o.jpgJemme Reekie, photo by LF Photography

20200219_214008.jpgLieven, Pole Vault, photo by Stuart Weir

20200219_220312.jpgMondo Duplantis, sharing the love after the PV, photo by Stuart Weirr

This is the second piece on Lieven by Stuart Weir. We loved the meeting hosting the men's and women's pole vaults was well recieved. These were big events.

WA_Indoor_Tour_Social_Icons_Round_Dark-06.pngThe sixth of the seven World Indoor Tour events was exciting. A sold out arena, with focused, exciting fields, and Lieven showed its promise. The 60m sprints and hurdles were hot for men and women. The pole vaults kept the fans entertained. And Lieven, now back as a major indoor event, showed its promise!

I love fartlek. The speed play, will build you and you can get as fit as you desire. Embrace fartlek, it is one of the special sauces that give you success.

1206456540.jpgJemma Reekie takes the 1,500m, photo by Getty Images / British Athletics

Friday, Feb. 20, 2020: Fartlek, 50 minutes, 8 x 2 minutes at 2k pace, 3 minutes easy, 1 x 4 minutes, 3k pace, 4 minutes easy, 1 x 1 minute at 800m pace, 1 minute easy, gentle cool down

1206432631.jpgMondo Duplantis, photo by Getty Images / British Athletics

Duplantis fatigued
LIEVIN (FRA): On attempting 619 in Lievin, Armand Duplantis admitted he was suffering from some fatigue having just broken the world record in Glasgow, informs L'Equipe. "I felt my legs abandoned me a bit and I didn't have the same speed on the approach. On my attempts at 6.19m, I think the second attempt was the closest but again, I lacked the speed. I felt quite tired, Glasgow was only a few days ago," he said. "I think by Sunday I will have discovered my energy. The All Star Perche is a good name for the event. It is the All Star Game in our event. It's a cool place to jump. I don't promise anything but I will advise you to watch!"

454bdb52-7577-44fd-b724-1e4e79f84b0f.jpgThe British 4x400m, in Instanbul 2012, photo by Getty Images / British Athletics

DO2G933W0AEgc9H.jpgGeoff Wightman and Perri Shakes Drayton

This is part 2 of the salute to Perri Shakes Drayton, by Stuart Weir. It is a must read.

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