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28 October 2014
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Sports Personality of the Year 2005

Ellen MacArthur is the grand winner of the 2005 East Midlands Sports Personality of the Year award.

Ellen McArthur
Ellen MacArthur - top sports personality

She accepted her silverware at a glittering ceremony hosted by BBC Sport presenter John Inverdale at De Montfort Hall on 5 December.

The event, sponsored by East Midlands Development Agency and Sport England East Midlands, honoured the top sportsmen and sportswomen of the region.

Derbyshire yachtswoman MacArthur also won the Sportswoman of the Year award while Northamptonshire's snooker star and world champion Shaun Murphy took the Sportsman of the Year prize.

For a full story on the award winners, you can check your local BBC websites for Nottingham, Leicester, Derby, Northamptonshire and Lincolnshire.

Here's a full list of winners:

Sports Personality of the Year – Ellen MacArthur
Sportsman of the Year – Shaun Murphy
Sportswoman of the Year – Ellen MacArthur
Disabled Sportsman of the Year – Jayant Mistry
Disabled Sportswoman of the Year – Sarah Dunster
Lifetime Achievement Award – Jenny Pitman
Brian Clough Award – Tom Varndell
Team of the Year – Nottinghamshire County Cricket Club
Footballer of the Year – Inigo Idiakez
BBC Sports Unsung Hero – Bill Chambers
Coach of the Year – Richard Bates
Sport England Community Coach of the Year – Jean Perkins
Emda Innovation in Sport Award – epm : technology
Junior Sportsman of the Year – Adam Blyth
Junior Sportswoman of the Year – Sian Edwards
Junior Disabled Sportsman of the Year – Sam Hynd
Junior Disabled Sportswoman of the Year – Sophie Wells
Special Achievement Awards – Charley Hull and Graham Henson











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