News Nominees for BBC Sports Personality of the Year Announced

Nominees for BBC Sports Personality of the Year Announced


The nominees for BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2016 have been announced.

After a year of great British sporting success, including at the Olympics and Paralympics in Rio, the shortlist of 16 contenders demonstrated a range of outstanding talents in their respective fields.

The winner of the prestigious accolade will be revealed after a vote on the night of the live show in Birmingham on Sunday 18th December.

Sophie Christiansen, Jamie Vardy, Kate Richardson-Walsh, Nicola Adams, Adam Peaty, Jason Kenny, Danny Willett, Kadeena Cox, Dame Sarah Storey, Max Whitlock, Laura Kenny, Alistair Brownlee, Mo Farah, Gareth Bale, Nick Skelton, Andy Murray

Image credit: BBC Sports website

The nominees. Who would you vote for?

Nicola Adams, Boxing

Gareth Bale, Football

Alistair Brownlee, Triathlon

Sophie Christiansen, Equestrian

Kadeena Cox - Athletics/Cycling

Mo Farah - Athletics

Jason Kenny - Cycling

Laura Kenny - Cycling

Andy Murray, Tennis

Adam Peaty, Swimming

Kate Richardson-Walsh, Hockey

Nick Skelton, Equestrian

Dame Sarah Storey, Cycling

Jamie Vardy, Football

Max Whitlock, Gymnastics

Danny Willett, Golf

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