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2010 BBC Sports Personality - How they voted

Sports Personality of the Year
Venue: LG Arena, Birmingham Date: Sunday, 19 December Time: 1900 GMT Coverage: Live on BBC One, BBC Radio 5 Live & BBC Sport website.


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A range of newspaper and magazine sports experts across the UK were asked to send in their own top 10 selections.

They were then collated to determine the final shortlist of 10 contenders for the 2010 BBC Sports Personality of the Year.

A public phone vote will decide the winner during the show on BBC One, which is being broadcast from 1900 GMT on Sunday 19 December from the LG Arena in Birmingham.

The nominations are listed in alphabetical order by surname.

Telegraph
Gareth Bale
Tom Daley
Jessica Ennis
Mo Farah
AP McCoy
Graeme McDowell
Graeme Swann
Beth Tweddle
Lee Westwood
Amy Williams
Daily Express
Jenson Button
Tom Daley
Lewis Hamilton
David Haye
Amir Khan
AP McCoy
Graeme McDowell
Rory McIlroy
Andy Murray
Lee Westwood


Observer
Mark Cavendish
Jessica Ennis
Paul Hanagan
David Haye
AP McCoy
Graeme McDowell
Andrew Strauss
Graeme Swann
Beth Tweddle
Lee Westwood
Sunday Times
Maggie Alphonsi
Danielle Brown
Jessica Ennis
Fran Halsall
David Haye
AP McCoy
Graeme McDowell
Graeme Swann
Beth Tweddle
Amy Williams


Metro
Mark Cavendish
Tom Daley
Jessica Ennis
AP McCoy
Graeme McDowell
Andy Murray
Graeme Swann
Phil Taylor
Lee Westwood
Amy Williams
Sunday Mirror
Tom Daley
Jessica Ennis
Mo Farah
David Haye
AP McCoy
Graeme McDowell
Andrew Strauss
Graeme Swann
Beth Tweddle
Lee Westwood


Mirror
Mark Cavendish
Jessica Ennis
David Haye
Amir Khan
AP McCoy
Graeme McDowell
Andrew Strauss
Phil Taylor
Lee Westwood
Amy Williams
Herald
Ricky Burns
Jessica Ennis
Dario Franchitti
AP McCoy
Graeme McDowell
Andy Murray
Graeme Swann
Phil Taylor
Lee Westwood
Amy Williams


Scotsman
Mark Cavendish
Jessica Ennis
David Haye
AP McCoy
Graeme McDowell
Rory McIlroy
Andy Murray
Lee Westwood
David Weir
Amy Williams
Sun
Charlie Adam
Chris Ashton
Gareth Bale
David Haye
AP McCoy
Graeme McDowell
Paul Scholes
Graeme Swann
Phil Taylor
Beth Tweddle



Scotland on Sunday
Ricky Burns
Mark Cavendish
Jessica Ennis
Mo Farah
Katherine Grainger
David Haye
AP McCoy
Graeme McDowell
David Weir
Lee Westwood
Times
Tom Daley
Jessica Ennis
AP McCoy
Graeme McDowell
Rory McIlroy
Andy Murray
Graeme Swann
Phil Taylor
Lee Westwood
Amy Williams


Daily Star
Rebecca Adlington
Mark Cavendish
Jessica Ennis
Mo Farah
David Haye
AP McCoy
Andy Murray
Graeme Swann
Beth Tweddle
Lee Westwood
Guardian
Rebecca Adlington
Mark Cavendish
Tom Daley
Jessica Ennis
AP McCoy
Graeme McDowell
Eoin Morgan
Emma Pooley
Graeme Swann
Amy Williams


Birmingham Post/Mail
Rebecca Adlington
Mark Cavendish
Jessica Ennis
David Haye
Lewis Hamilton
AP McCoy
Graeme McDowell
Graeme Swann
Phil Taylor
Lee Westwood
Sunday Telegraph
Jessica Ennis
Mo Farah
Lewis Hamilton
AP McCoy
Graeme McDowell
Andy Murray
Graeme Swann
Beth Tweddle
Lee Westwood
Amy Williams


Daily Star Sunday
Gareth Bale
Jessica Ennis
Mo Farah
David Haye
AP McCoy
Graeme McDowell
Paul Scholes
Graeme Swann
Phil Taylor
Lee Westwood
Sunday Express
Mark Cavendish
Tom Daley
Jessica Ennis
Mo Farah
AP McCoy
Graeme McDowell
Paul Scholes
Graeme Swann
Beth Tweddle
Lee Westwood


Independent
Mark Cavendish
Tom Daley
Jessica Ennis
AP McCoy
Graeme McDowell
Andy Murray
Andrew Strauss
Graeme Swann
Lee Westwood
Amy Williams
Independent on Sunday
Mark Cavendish
Tom Daley
Jessica Ennis
Mo Farah
AP McCoy
Graeme McDowell
Graeme Swann
Phil Taylor
Lee Westwood
Amy Williams


Mail on Sunday
Mark Cavendish
Tom Daley
Jessica Ennis
AP McCoy
Graeme McDowell
Lewis Moody
Andy Murray
Graeme Swann
Lee Westwood
Amy Williams
Liverpool Daily Post
Mark Cavendish
Dai Greene
Fran Halsall
David Haye
AP McCoy
Graeme McDowell
Andrew Strauss
Phil Taylor
Beth Tweddle
Lee Westwood


Zoo
Gareth Bale
Mark Cavendish
Didier Drogba
Audley Harrison
Amir Khan
AP McCoy
Graeme McDowell
Andy Murray
Graeme Swann
Lee Westwood
Belfast Telegraph
Tom Daley
Steve Davis
Jessica Ennis
Paul Hanagan
AP McCoy
Graeme McDowell
Rory McIlroy
Andrew Strauss
Phil Taylor
Lee Westwood


Sport Magazine
Mark Cavendish
Jessica Ennis
Mo Farah
AP McCoy
Graeme McDowell
Graeme Swann
Phil Taylor
Beth Tweddle
Lee Westwood
Amy Williams
Express and Star
Mark Cavendish
Tom Daley
Jessica Ennis
Mo Farah
David Haye
AP McCoy
Graeme McDowell
Andy Murray
Phil Taylor
Lee Westwood


Evening Standard
Gareth Bale
Jessica Ennis
Mo Farah
David Haye
AP McCoy
Graeme McDowell
Andy Murray
Andrew Strauss
Graeme Swann
Lee Westwood
The Voice
Didier Drogba
Jessica Ennis
Mo Farah
David Haye
Mark Lewis-Francis
AP McCoy
Graeme McDowell
Andrew Strauss
Phil Taylor
Lee Westwood


Western Mail
Gareth Bale
Mark Cavendish
Tom Daley
Jessica Ennis
Mo Farah
Dai Greene
AP McCoy
Graeme McDowell
Beth Tweddle
Lee Westwood
News of the World
Mark Cavendish
Tom Daley
Mo Farah
David Haye
AP McCoy
Graeme McDowell
Graeme Swann
Phil Taylor
Lee Westwood
Amy Williams


There was a four-way tie for the final three places in the Top 10. A panel of six former SPOTY winners voted on which three names should go through to the shortlist of 10.



see also
BBC unveils sport award shortlist
29 Nov 10 |  Sports Personality
SPOTY top 10: Mark Cavendish
16 Dec 10 |  Sports Personality
SPOTY top 10: Tom Daley
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SPOTY top 10: Jessica Ennis
29 Nov 10 |  Sports Personality
SPOTY top 10: David Haye
17 Dec 10 |  Sports Personality
SPOTY top 10: AP McCoy
16 Dec 10 |  Sports Personality
SPOTY top 10: Graeme McDowell
29 Nov 10 |  Sports Personality
SPOTY top 10: Graeme Swann
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SPOTY top 10: Phil Taylor
16 Dec 10 |  Sports Personality
SPOTY top 10: Lee Westwood
29 Nov 10 |  Sports Personality
SPOTY top 10: Amy Williams
16 Dec 10 |  Sports Personality
Sports Personality roll of honour
22 Dec 10 |  Sports Personality
Sports Personality presenters
21 Oct 09 |  Sports Personality


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