Campaign for replica BBC award
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Olympic sprinter Dorothy Hyman's replica trophy campaign

A campaign is under way for an Olympic sprinter to receive a replica of the BBC Sports Personality of the Year trophy she won in 1963.

Dorothy Hyman, from Barnsley, was once Britain's greatest female sprinter and is keen to have a copy of the trophy.

Her MP, Stephanie Peacock, has written to the BBC claiming the athlete was the only winner to not get a replica.

A BBC spokesperson said: "We are investigating why Dorothy didn't get a replica trophy and will be in touch with her in due course."

  • 08 Dec 2018
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