Judd TRUMP Practising For Betfred World Championship

O’Sullivan Named Eurosport Sportsperson Of The Year

Ronnie O’Sullivan was the overwhelming winner of Eurosport’s British Sportsperson of the Year, voted by fans.

The 45-year-old snooker legend received almost half (44%) of the total votes cast, shared between eight of the best of British sport.

Ronnie O’Sullivan – 44%
Marcus Rashford – 15%
Lewis Hamilton – 12%
Jonathan Rea – 9%
Judd Trump – 9%
Lucy Bronze – 5%
Tao Geoghegan Hart – 3%
Lizzie Deignan – 2%

Last August, O’Sullivan won the World Championship for the sixth time, beating Kyren Wilson 18-8 in the final. It was the latest highlight of an extraordinary career which has seen him win a record 37 ranking titles and 20 Triple Crown events.

In second place was footballer Marcus Rashford with 15% of the vote, followed by Formula One racer Lewis Hamilton with 12%.

Judd Trump came joint fourth with 9%, at the end of a year which has seen him win six ranking titles and build a massive lead at the top of the world rankings.

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