BBC SPOTY previous winners: Every winner of BBC Sports Personality of the year award since 2012
Awarding some of Britain’s top athletes, the prestigious BBC Sports Personality of the Year awards have become a staple of the British sporting calendar.
Set to take place in Salford on Wednesday 21 December, the likes of Beth Mead, Ben Stokes and Ronnie O’Sullivan are all in the frame to be awarded the award this year at the dock10 studios in Media City.
Should any of the leading women in the frame for the award win, it would astonishingly be the first time the award have seen back-to-back winners be female – though with Lionesses Euro 2022 hero the favourite, it is possible we could see it happen.
But which sportspeople have won the awards over the last decade? Believe it or not, one Scot has won it three times in total. Have a look at our list and see which famous sports men and women have lifted the award since 2012.