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Lewis Hamilton Wins BBC Sports Personality of the Year Award

Jesse Williams

By Jesse Williams

Jesse Williams

21 Dec 2020

F1 Champion Lewis Hamilton was named the BBC 2020 Sports Personality of the Year. This is Hamilton’s second time winning the award, claiming it in 2014 before this his most recent one.

The 7 time champion beat out Liverpool FC midfielder and captain Jordan Henderson and Jocky Hollie Doyle who finished in 2nd and 3rd place.

Although Henderson didn’t claim a personal victory, Liverpool were awarded the Team of the Year and his manager Jurgen Klopp the Coach of the Year.

Marcus Rashford was also awarded the Expert Panel Speciel Award following his much publicised battle with the UK government this year. The 23, Mancunian helped force the government to reverse their free school meals policy successfully campaigning to extend the provision for vulnerable children during the spring lockdown. He also continues to work on projects to tackle child hunger and illiteracy.

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