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BBC Wales Sports Personality of the Year

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A monumental year for Welsh Sport will be celebrated at the Swalec Stadium on Sunday for the annual BBC Wales Sports Personality of the Year award.

The six nominations for the top award are:

Unbeaten boxer Joe Calzaghe, who broke America with points victories over Bernard Hopkins and Roy Jones Jr.

Cyclist Nicole Cooke, the double world and Olympic road race champion.

Rower Tom James, part of the Olympic gold medal winning coxless four rowing team.

Paralympic swimmer David Roberts, who won four gold medals at the Beijing Paralympics.

Track cyclist Geraint Thomas, part of the world record-breaking men's team pursuit squad that won World and Olympic titles.

Wales rugby superstar Shane Williams, Wales' Grand Slam hero and the IRB international Player of the Year.

Who gets your vote?

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posted Dec 3, 2008

It's a tough one this year with such incredible achievements from our Welsh athletes. My vote will be going to David Roberts though.Good luck David! xx

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posted Dec 4, 2008

Geraint Thomas definately! For such a young lad to do so much already in his career. He is the main guy in the team pursuit and should have gone for the individual!
May become one of welsh sporting greats after 3 golds in london.
Came third last time round, so an improvement is definately on the cards

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posted Dec 4, 2008

My feeling is that it has to be Nicole Cooke. Not only our 1st Gold Medalist but followed this up with a world championship win a couple of weeks aftr the olympics...Wow. This lady is awesome, commitment, dedication - outstanding. And most importantly she seems to have a great personality. Go girl..

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posted Dec 8, 2008

Are you three serious?! The only one of them fit to stand on the same stage as Shane was Joe Calzaghe.
Cycling and Paralympic swimming?! lol

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posted Apr 11, 2010

does anyone realise that calzage is english and not welsh i went to watch calzaghe in america and he allways fought people twice the age of him and how can he make coment about hatton fighting two bums mayweather and pakeayor the two best pound for pounds in the wourld and he has turned to drugs by teh way he is english

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