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50th Sports Personality of the Year

Previous Sports Personality of the Year winners

1954 – Year one


3rd – Pat Smythe (equestrian)
2nd – Roger Bannister (athletics)
1st - Chris Chataway (athletics)


1955 - Year two


1st – Gordon Pirie (athletics)
(no record of the 2nd and 3rd place winners survives)


1956 – Year three


1st – Jim Laker (cricket)
(no record of the 2nd and 3rd place winners survives)


1957 – Year four


1st - Dai Rees (golf)
(no record of the 2nd and 3rd place winners survives)


1958 – Year five


3rd – Nat Lofthouse (football)
2nd – Bobby Charlton (football)
1st – Ian Black (swimming)


1959 – Year six


3rd – Ian Black (swimming)
2nd – Bobby Charlton (football)
1st – John Surtees (motor cycling)


1960 - Year seven


3rd - Anita Lonsbrough (swimming)
2nd - Don Thompson (athletics)
1st - David Broome (showjumping)


1961 - Year eight


3rd - Angela Mortimer (tennis)
2nd - Billy Walker (boxing)
1st - Stirling Moss (motor racing)


1962 - Year nine


3rd - Linda Ludgrove (swimming)
2nd - Dorothy Hyman (athletics)
1st - Anita Lonsbrough (swimming)


1963 - Year ten


3rd - Jim Clark (motor racing)
2nd - Bobby McGregor (swimming)
1st - Dorothy Hyman (athletics)


1964 - Year 11


3rd – Ann Packer (athletics)
2nd – Barry Briggs (speedway)
1st – Mary Rand (athletics)


1965 - Year 12


3rd - Marion Coakes (equestrian)
2nd - Jim Clark (motor racing)
1st - Tommy Simpson (cycling)


1966 - Year 13


3rd - Geoff Hurst (football)
2nd - Barry Briggs (speedway)
1st - Bobby Moore (football)


1967 - Year 14


3rd - Harvey Smith (showjumping)
2nd - Beryl Burton (cycling)
1st - Henry Cooper (boxing)


1968 – Year 15


3rd – Marion Coakes (showjumping)
2nd – Graham Hill (motor racing)
1st – David Hemery (athletics)


1969 – Year 16


3rd – George Best (football)
2nd – Tony Jacklin (golf)
1st – Ann Jones (tennis)


1970 – Year 17


3rd – Bobby Moore (football)
2nd – Tony Jacklin (golf)
1st – Henry Cooper (boxing)


1971 – Year 18


3rd – Barry John (rugby union)
2nd – George Best (football)
1st – Princess Anne (equestrian)


1972 – Year 19


3rd – Richard Meade (equestrian)
2nd – Gordon Banks (football)
1st – Mary Peters (athletics)


1973 – Year 20


3rd – Paddy McMahon (showjumping)
2nd – Roger Taylor (tennis)
1st – Jackie Stewart (motor racing)


1974 – Year 21


3rd – Willie John McBride (rugby union)
2nd John Conteh (boxing)
1st – Brendan Foster (athletics)


1975 – Year 22


3rd – David Wilkie (swimming)
2nd - Alan Pascoe (athletics)
1st – David Steele (cricket)


1976 – Year 23


3rd – David Wilkie (swimming)
2nd - James Hunt (motor racing)
1st – John Curry (ice skating)


1977 – Year 24


3rd – Barry Sheene (motor cycling)
2nd - Geoff Boycott (cricket)
1st - Virginia Wade (tennis)


1978 – Year 25


3rd – Ian Botham (cricket)
2nd - Daley Thompson (athletics)
1st - Steve Ovett (athletics)


1979 – Year 26


3rd – Kevin Keegan (football)
2nd - Ian Botham (cricket)
1st – Sebastian Coe (athletics)


1980 – Year 27


3rd – Daley Thompson (athletics)
2nd - Sebastian Coe (athletics)
1st – Robin Cousins (ice skating)


1981 – Year 28


3rd – Sebastian Coe (athletics)
2nd – Steve Davis (snooker)
1st – Ian Botham (cricket)


1982 – Year 29


3rd – Steve Cram (athletics)
2nd – Alex Higgins (snooker)
1st – Daley Thompson (athletics)


1983 – Year 30


3rd - Daley Thompson (athletics)
2nd – Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean (ice skating)
1st - Steve Cram (athletics)


1984– Year 31


3rd - Steve Davis (snooker)
2nd – Seb Coe (athletics)
1st - Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean (ice skating)


1985– Year 32


3rd – Steve Cram (athletics)
2nd – Ian Botham (cricket)
1st – Barry McGuigan (boxing)


1986– Year 33


3rd – Kenny Dalglish (football)
2nd – Fatima Whitbread (athletics)
1st – Nigel Mansell (motor racing)


1987– Year 34


3rd – Ian Woosnam (golf)
2nd – Steve Davis (snooker)
1st – Fatima Whitbread (athletics)


1988– Year 35


3rd – Sandy Lyle (golf)
2nd – Adrian Moorhouse (swimming)
1st – Steve Davis (snooker)


1989– Year 36


3rd – Steve Davis (snooker)
2nd – Frank Bruno (boxing)
1st – Nick Faldo (golf)


1990– Year 37


3rd – Graham Gooch (cricket)
2nd – Stephen Hendry (snooker)
1st – Paul Gascoigne (football)


1991– Year 38


3rd – Gary Lineker (football)
2nd – Will Carling (rugby union)
1st – Liz McColgan (athletics)


1992– Year 39


3rd – Sally Gunnell (athletics)
2nd – Linford Christie (athletics
1st – Nigel Mansell (motor racing


1993– Year 40


3rd – Nigel Mansell (motor racing)
2nd – Sally Gunnell (athletics)
1st – Linford Christie (athletics)


1994– Year 41


3rd – Colin Jackson (athletics)
2nd – Sally Gunnell (athletics)
1st – Damon Hill (motor sport)


1995– Year 42


3rd – Colin McRae (rallying)
2nd – Frank Bruno (boxing)
1st – Jonathan Edwards (athletics)


1996– Year 43


3rd – Frankie Detorri (horse racing)
2nd – Steve Redgrave (rowing)
1st – Damon Hill (motor racing)


1997– Year 44


3rd – Steve Redgrave (rowing)
2nd – Tim Henman (tennis)
1st – Greg Rusedski (tennis)


1998– Year 45


3rd - Ewan Thomas (athletics)
2nd - Denise Lewis (athletics)
1st - Michael Owen (football)


1999– Year 46


3rd - Colin Jackson (athletics)
2nd - David Beckham (football)
1st - Lennox Lewis (boxing)


2000– Year 47


3rd – Tanni Grey-Thompson (wheelchair athletics)
2nd – Denise Lewis (athletics)
1st – Steve Redgrave (rowing)


2001 – Year 48


3rd – Michael Owen (football)
2nd – Ellen MacArthur (sailing)
1st – David Beckham (football)


2002 – Year 49


3rd - Tony McCoy (horse racing)
2nd - David Beckham (football)
1st - Paula Radcliffe (athletics)



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