Jessica Ennis – Olympic heptathlete champion and runner-up BBC SPOTYCyclist Bradley Wiggins won the BBC Sports Personality of the Year last night with Olympic heptathlete Jessica Ennis in second place in an emotional celebration of all that’s good in sport.
There were tears, laughter and so many, many memories. And as Martina Navratilova said the great success of women athletes in 2012 gives other women ‘the possibility to dream’. From the joy of paralympic swimmer Ellis Simmonds to the sheer grit of rower Katherine Grainger, we saw how women could be portrayed in a different world.