During the countdown to the BBC Sports Personality of the Year award on Sunday, 14 December, we will be looking at each of the 10 shortlisted contenders.
Long-distance runner and 41-year-old mother-of-two Jo Pavey won 5,000m bronze at the Commonwealth Games before claiming gold in the 10,000m at the European Championships.
You can vote for this year's BBC Sport Personality of the Year during the BBC1 show on Sunday, 14 December, either by phone or online.
If you vote online you must register to have your say on 14 December. Find out how here.