Yes, it has been an extraordinary 12 months, and fortunately major and minor meetings have been staged, albeit without spectators or with limited numbers.
World, Area and National Records have been set, with new names going onto statisticians' performance lists, mine included. Hopefully we will see more stars appearing during the indoor, road running and race walking period, leading to a fresh start in the 2022 outdoor season.
You will all be aware of how each country has managed to adapt to the virus, and what their strategy is for the future. Next year has the World Champs in Eugene, Oregon as its highlight, plus Wanda Diamond League, World Continental Tour, and other meetings of significance* - I can hardly wait!