BBC Sports personality nominees

Sports Personality nominees: Anderson, Asher-Smith, Hamilton, Kane, Thomas and Yarnold shortlisted
16 December 2018 Sports Personality
Share this with Email Share this with Facebook Share this with Twitter Share this with Whatsapp
Cyclist Geraint Thomas has been named BBC Sports Personality of the year 2018 at a ceremony in Birmingham. Six contenders who were in the running – find out more below.

Tour de France winner Geraint Thomas triumphs
Full list of winners

Name: Jimmy Anderson

Age: 36

Sport: Cricket

Key 2018 achievement: Became the most successful fast bowler in Test cricket history

Name: Dina Asher-Smith

Age: 23

Sport: Athletics

Key 2018 achievement: Won 100m, 200m and 4x100m relay golds at the European Athletics Championships

Name: Lewis Hamilton

Age: 33

Sport: Formula 1

Key 2018 achievement: Won his fifth World Championship title

Name: Harry Kane

Age: 25

Sport: Football

Key 2018 achievement: Captained England to the World Cup semi-finals and won the Golden Boot

Name: Geraint Thomas

Age: 32

Sport: Cycling

Key 2018 achievement: Won the Tour de France

Name: Lizzy Yarnold

Age: 30

Sport: Skeleton

Key 2018 achievement: Successfully defended her Winter Olympic title

Source: BBC