BBC Wales Sports Personality of the Year

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BBC Wales Sports Personality of the Year
Country Wales
Presented by BBC Cymru Wales
First awarded 1954

The BBC Cymru Wales Sports Personality of the Year is a televised sporting competition, broadcast on BBC Two every year; and the most prestigious annual sport award in Wales. It was first awarded in 1954, and is currently organised by BBC Cymru Wales. Since a trial in 2002, the competition has been open to public voting, rather than a decision being made within the competition prior to this.[1]

Winners[edit]

Nicole Cooke, 2003 winner.
Colin Jackson, three-time winner.
Mark Hughes, 2002 winner.
Ryan Giggs, 1996 and 2009 winner.
Year Name Field
2013 Halfpenny, LeighLeigh Halfpenny Rugby union
2012 Jones, JadeJade Jones Taekwondo
2011 Davies, ChazChaz Davies Motorcycle racing
2010 Bale, GarethGareth Bale[2] Football
2009 Giggs, RyanRyan Giggs[3] Football
2008 Williams, ShaneShane Williams[4] Rugby union
2007 Calzaghe, JoeJoe Calzaghe Boxing
2006 Joe Calzaghe Boxing
2005 Thomas, GarethGareth Thomas Rugby union
2004 Grey-Thompson, TanniTanni Grey-Thompson Wheelchair racing
2003 Cooke, NicoleNicole Cooke Road bicycle racing
2002 Hughes, MarkMark Hughes Football
2001 Joe Calzaghe Boxing
2000 Tanni Grey-Thompson Wheelchair racing
1999 Jackson, ColinColin Jackson Athletics (110 metre hurdles)
1998 Thomas, IwanIwan Thomas Athletics (400 metres)
1997 Gibbs, ScottScott Gibbs Rugby union
1996 Giggs, RyanRyan Giggs Football
1995 Southall, NevilleNeville Southall Football
1994 Robinson, SteveSteve Robinson Boxing
1993 Colin Jackson Athletics (110 metre hurdles)
1992 Tanni Grey-Thompson Wheelchair racing
1991 Woosnam, IanIan Woosnam Golf
1990 Ian Woosnam Golf
1989 Dodd, StephenStephen Dodd Golf
1988 Colin Jackson Athletics (110 metre hurdles)
1987 Ian Woosnam Golf
1986 Wade, KirstyKirsty Wade Athletics (middle distances)
1985 Jones, StevenSteven Jones Marathon
1984 Rush, IanIan Rush Football
1983 Jones, ColinColin Jones Boxing
1982 Barry, SteveSteve Barry Race walker
1981 Toshack, JohnJohn Toshack Football
1980 Evans, DuncanDuncan Evans Golf
1979 Griffiths, TerryTerry Griffiths Snooker
1978 Owen, JohnnyJohnny Owen Boxing
1977 Bennett, PhilPhil Bennett Rugby union
1976 Davies, MervynMervyn Davies and the Wales national rugby union team Rugby union
1975 Griffiths, ArfonArfon Griffiths Football
1974 Edwards, GarethGareth Edwards Rugby union
1973 Price, BerwynBerwyn Price Athletics (100 metres hurdles)
1972 Meade, RichardRichard Meade Show jumping
1971 Dawes, JohnJohn Dawes, the Wales national rugby union team and the British Lions Rugby union
1970 Broome, DavidDavid Broome Show jumping
1969 Lewis, TonyTony Lewis Cricket
1968 Woodroffe, MartynMartyn Woodroffe Swimming
1967 Winstone, HowardHoward Winstone Boxing
1966 Davies, LynnLynn Davies Athletics (long jump)
1965 Rowlands, CliveClive Rowlands Rugby union
1964 Lynn Davies Athletics (long jump)
1963 Howard Winstone Boxing
1962 Allchurch, IvorIvor Allchurch Football
1961 Meredith, BrynBryn Meredith Rugby union
1960 Curvis, BrianBrian Curvis Boxing
1959 Moore, GrahamGraham Moore Football
1958 Howard Winstone Boxing
1957 Rees, DaiDai Rees Golf
1956 Erskine, JoeJoe Erskine Boxing
1955 Disley, JohnJohn Disley Athletics (3000 metre steeplechase)
1954 Jones, KenKen Jones Rugby union, Athletics (sprinting)

See also

References[edit]

General

"BBC Wales Sport Personality winners". BBC Sport. BBC. 8 December 2008. Archived from the original on 12 December 2008. Retrieved 16 January 2009. 

Specific
  1. ^ "Shortlist for BBC Wales Sports Personality of the Year announced". British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC). 26 November 2003. Retrieved 2008-03-21. 
  2. ^ "Gareth Bale wins BBC Wales Sports Personality award". BBC Sport. 6 December 2010. 
  3. ^ "Ryan Giggs wins BBC Wales Sports Personality 2009". BBC Sport. 8 December 2009. 
  4. ^ "BBC Wales Sports Personality of the Year 2008 winners announced". BBC Press Office. BBC. 8 December 2008. Retrieved 11 January 2008. 

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