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Mo Farah wins BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2017

Sir Mo Farah has been named BBC Sports Personality of the Year for 2017

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Farah has been shortlisted five times before and enjoyed his previous highest finish of third in 2011.
A third successive World Championships 10,000m gold medal was the highlight of a year in which Farah also won a world 5,000m silver, missing out on a fifth major championships distance double in a row.
Farah took the prize with 83,524 votes

Other Awardees

  • Helen Rollason Award: Sunderland fan and club mascot Bradley Lowery
  • Young Sports Personality of the Year: Manchester City midfielder Phil Foden helped England 
  • Unsung Hero: Volunteer Denise Larrad 
  • Lifetime Achievement: Former heptathlon champion Dame Jessica Ennis-Hill 
  • Overseas Sports Personality of the Year: Tennis player Roger Federer w
  • Coach of the Year: Sprint coaches Benke Blomkvist, Stephen Maguire and Christian Malcolm
  • Team of the Year: England women's cricket team 
Mo Farah wins BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2017 Mo Farah wins BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2017 Reviewed by insiya yadav on December 19, 2017 Rating: 5

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