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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  Country Sports
Sports Personality of the Year 2019 Ben Stokes England Cricket
Helen Rollason Award George Wilson Doddie Weir Scotland Rugby
Young Sports Personality of the Year Caroline Dubois Britain Boxing
Lifetime Achievement Tanni Grey-Thompson United Kingdom Wheelchair racing
Coach of the Year John Blackie England Athletics
World Sport Star Eliud Kipchoge Kenya Marathon running
Greatest Sporting Moment Jos Buttler(England) breaks the stumps to seal Cricket World Cup victory
Team of the Year England’s Cricket World Cup team
Unsung Hero Keiren Thompson England

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