While I'm all for the recognition and celebration of Barty's achievements thus far, a statue for a 25yo sports person in the midst of her career - really, 10 years from now perhaps..?
I came 3rd in an U/14 25m backstroke event once (behind two 12yo girls), so where is my statue..?
Fans, families and children in Barty's hometown of Ipswich gather to cheer on the world number one's victory, while the Mayor sounds out a possible statue of the 25-year-old.www.abc.net.au
Perhaps, but let's not reinterpret the significance of what statues represent (i.e. related to lifetime achievement), just because of modern popular interpretations.I was watching a tournament in Argentina and they named a court after Diego Schwartzmann...........be like naming a court after the Demon.
Should wait until she is retired but already done enough to get one.