Andy Murray BBC Sports Personality of the Year for 2015 Final Score
British tennis superstar Andy Murray won the 2015 BBC Sports Personality of the Year. The 28-year-old Briton received the award on Sunday during the ceremony held at the SSE Arena in Belfast. Murray already won the same award in 2013 and now made a history by winning it again this year.
With his second award, he became the 4th personality who won twice following Damon Hill (Formula 1 driver), Henry Cooper (heavyweight boxer) and Nigel Mansell (British racing driver). Murray was able to defeat Jessica Ennis-Hill and Kevin Sinfield for the award.
Of all the nominated personalities on the list, the inclusion of new heavyweight champion Tyson Fury became a huge surprise for many sports fans out there. Nonetheless, the spotlight of the event involved the British tennis superstar and his Great Britain Davis Cup team contributed greatly for winning the award.
Murray became emotional upon receiving the award and the crowd loved his reactions.
Below is the list of the top 10 casted votes:
|Names||Casted Votes||Sports Categories|
|Jessica Ennis-Hill||79,898||Track and Field|
|Lewis Hamilton||48,379||Formula 1|
|Mo Farah||31,311||Distance Running|
|Greg Rutherford||23,492||Track and Field|