BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2017: Shortlist of 12 revealed for award

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The 12 contenders for BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2017
bbc.comA shortlist of 12 contenders has been announced for the BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2017 award.They will go forward to a public vote on the night of the live show in Liverpool on Sunday, 17 December. The nominees are:Elise Christie - Short Track Speed Skating; Sir Mo Farah - Athletics, Chris Froome - Cycling, Lewis Hamilton - F1, Anthony Joshua - Boxing, Harry Kane - Football
Johanna Konta - Tennis, Jonnie Peacock - Para-athletics, Adam Peaty - Swimming, Jonathan Rea - Motorcycling, Anya Shrubsole - Cricket, Bianca Walkden - Taekwondo
Meet the contenders
How do you vote[/img]
What are the other awards?
In addition to the main prize, there will also be seven other awards:
Team of the Year
Coach of the Year
Overseas Sports Personality of the Year (Vote for your Overseas winner here)
Young Sports Personality of the Year
Helen Rollason Award for outstanding achievement in the face of adversity
Lifetime Achievement Award
Get Inspired Unsung Hero
Who decides the shortlist?
The shortlist was compiled by a 12-member panel:
Representatives from BBC Sport: Barbara Slater (director, BBC Sport), Philip Bernie (head of TV sport) and Carl Doran (executive editor, BBC Sports Personality of the Year)
Representative from BBC Radio 5 live: Eleanor Oldroyd
Broadcaster and former Olympian: Darren Campbell
Broadcaster and former Paralympian: Danny Crates
Broadcaster and former rugby union player: Maggie Alphonsi
Broadcaster: Colin Murray
Representative from sports industry: Dame Katherine Grainger
Newspapers: Dominic Hart (Mirror/Sunday People), Alyson Rudd (The Times), Laura Williamson (Daily Mail)
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The Panel (L-R): Colin Murray, Alyson Rudd, Darren Campbell, Dominic Hart, Eleanor Oldroyd, Dame Katherine Grainger, Barbara Slater, Maggie Alphonsi, Carl Doran, Danny Crates and Philip Bernie
What happened last year[/img]

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'Kim voted for Nick Skelton' - Murray's speech
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