It was the year of the European Football Championship 2020 and the 2020 Olympic Games, tournaments that went down in the history books 12 months later than planned due to the pandemic. The Dutch national team disappointed, the Dutch Olympic team won a record number of medals: 36 (ten gold, twelve silver and fourteen bronze). With athlete Sifan Hassan and track cyclist Harrie Lavreysen as stars. But 2021 was mainly the year of Max Verstappen, the first Dutch Formula 1 world champion. Motorsport enthusiast or not, nobody will forget the last race for the world championship. As you often forget what exactly happened in the sports year 2021. A small selection of many beautiful things.