Young Sports Personality of the Year shortlist revealed

  • 3 December 2013
previous young spoty winners

The 10 nominees for the 2013 Young Sports Personality of the Year shortlist have been revealed.

Athletes Dina Asher-Smith, Jessica Judd and Isaac Towers along with swimmers James Guy and Amy Marren are in the 10.

Shooter Amber Hill, golfer Charley Hull, footballer Adnan Januzaj, weightlifter Rebekah Tiler and canoeist Kimberley Woods also make the list.

The top three will be announced on Blue Peter on 12 December, with the the main awards night in Leeds on 15 December.

Previous winners of the Young Sports Personality of the Year award include Wayne Rooney in 2002, Andy Murray in 2004, Ellie Simmonds in 2008 and Tom Daley has won it a record three times in 2007, 2009 and 2010.

All of the nominees are aged between 14 and 18.

Last year's winner was swimmer Josef Craig. He became Britain's youngest gold medallist at the 2012 Paralympics, aged 15, where he won the S7 400m freestyle final in a world record time.