Andy Murray BBC Sports Personality of the Year for 2015 Final Score

FINAL SCORE

Andy Murray 361,446

British tennis superstar Andy Murray won the 2015 BBC Sports Personality of the Year. The 28-year-old Briton andy murray-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 kevin sinfieldfollowing 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:

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Names Casted Votes Sports Categories
Andy Murray 361,446 Tennis
Kevin Sinfield 278,353 Rugby
Jessica Ennis-Hill 79,898 Track and Field
Tyson Fury 72,330 Boxing
Lewis Hamilton 48,379 Formula 1
Chris Froome 39,007 Cycling
Mo Farah 31,311 Distance Running
Max Whitlock 25,952 Gymnastic
Greg Rutherford 23,492 Track and Field
Lizzie Armitstead 22,356 Cycling

 

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