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Ben Stokes wins BBC Sports Personality of the Year award 2019

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On December 16, 2019 English cricket player Benjamin Andrew Stokes (Ben Stokes), was named as the BBC’s (British Broadcasting Corporation) Sports Personality of the Year 2019. He also became the 5th cricketer to bag the coveted trophy and the first England cricketer after Andrew Flintoff(Cricketer) who won in 2005.  Ben Stokes was awarded for his key role in England’s win in the 2019 cricket World Cup which was held in England and Wales in the United Kingdom(UK). Other awardees for various categories are as follows:Ben Stokes wins BBC Sports Personality of the Year award 2019Awards:

Award Awardee CountrySports
Sports Personality of the Year 2019Ben StokesEnglandCricket
Helen Rollason AwardGeorge Wilson Doddie WeirScotlandRugby
Young Sports Personality of the YearCaroline DuboisBritainBoxing
Lifetime AchievementTanni Grey-ThompsonUnited KingdomWheelchair racing
Coach of the YearJohn BlackieEnglandAthletics
World Sport StarEliud KipchogeKenyaMarathon running
Greatest Sporting MomentJos Buttler(England) breaks the stumps to seal Cricket World Cup victory
Team of the YearEngland’s Cricket World Cup team
Unsung HeroKeiren ThompsonEngland

About British Broadcasting Corporation(BBC):
Founded- 18 October 1922.
Founder- John Reith.
Headquarters- London, United Kingdom(UK).