"It makes you feel good when your sport, your governing body is really on your side trying to make sure everybody gets fair play.
"...My first concern was that everybody would be healthy and that everybody would have a fair place to actually compete. So actually seeing it delayed gives me a bit of security that the Olympics is worried about everybody."
Surprisingly, he's not thrilled that if 2021 Worlds get moved to 2022 that there will be a global outdoor championship for 5 straight years - 2021, 2022, 2023, 2024 and 2025.
"If we continue to do this on a normal basis, some athletes might get burned out," Lyles says. "A lot of athletes do need that year break just to settle down, to recover, maybe take a few track meets but not do the whole season. Personally, I think it would be a little too much."