| United Kingdom|
| 140 minutes|
| Gary Lineker
BBC One HD
BBC Radio 5 Live
December 17, 2016, 4:00 PM PST
Genting Arena, Marston Green, United Kingdom
Clare Balding, Gary Lineker, Gabby Logan
The 2016 BBC Sports Personality of the Year Award took place on 18 December 2016 at the Genting Arena in Birmingham. It was the 63rd presentation of the BBC Sports Personality of the Year Award. Awarded annually by the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC), the main award honours an individual's British sporting achievement over the past year, with the winner selected by public vote from a sixteen-person shortlist; the winner was Tennis player Andy Murray, who became the first person to win the award three times. The event, broadcast live on BBC One, was hosted by Gary Lineker, Clare Balding and Gabby Logan.
2016 BBC Sports Personality of the Year Award Wikipedia
The nominees were revealed on 28 November 2016, during BBC One's The One Show. To reflect the vast success of the past year, a record 16 sportspeople were named on the shortlist.
In addition to the main award as "Sports Personality of the Year", several other awards were also announced:BBC Overseas Sports Personality of the Year: Simone Biles
BBC Sports Personality Team of the Year Award: Leicester City F.C.
BBC Sports Personality of the Year Lifetime Achievement Award: Michael Phelps
BBC Sports Personality of the Year Coach Award: Claudio Ranieri
BBC Sports Personality of the Year Helen Rollason Award: Ben Smith
BBC Young Sports Personality of the Year: Ellie Robinson
BBC Sports Unsung Hero Award: Marcellus Baz