In January, Gethin explained that he kept busy with his studies, despite becoming ill himself.
He described the time as “hard”.
He said: “I was doing some work like Celebrity MasterChef at the time, and then got Covid myself and had to pull out, but then the Masters [Masters in Sport Directorship (MSD)] sort of kept me going.
“But it was quite hard, I was living in Manchester city centre and it was like a ghost town and there was no real communication with anyone.
It was a really odd time.”
Read the full interview in this week’s Radio Times.