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Peaty, Ledecky Up For BBC Sports Personality Awards 


BBC has introduced their nominees for the 2017 BBC Sports Activities Persona of the 12 Months and the 2017 BBC Overseas Sports Persona of the Year awards, with two of swimming’s biggest stars landing on each checklist of nominees.

Olympic gold medalist Adam Peaty is nominated for the BBC Sports Personality of the 12 Months, one in all 12 nominees. The 22-Yr-previous Olympic Champion is coming off a successful summer season at the 2017 World Championships where he defended his 100 breaststroke title While also breaking the arena document in the 50 breaststroke twice on his approach to a gold medal. He also helped the British Four Hundred medley relay to a silver medal. That Is Peaty’s fourth nomination for the award. He most just lately bought a MBE again in October, certainly one of Great Britain’s best possible honors.

Fellow Olympic gold medalist Katie Ledecky can also be up for an award from the BBC. She is one of 6 nominees for the 2017 Overseas Game Persona of the Year award. While no longer her most dominant summer within the pool, Ledecky nonetheless left Budapest with six medals, 5 of them gold, her largest haul at a global Championships.

The winners of every award will probably be announced on Sunday, December 17th on BBC One.


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