Who is Adam Peaty? Sports Personality of the Year 2016 shortlist

The Team GB swimmer won Britain's first gold of Rio 2016 – can he make a splash in Sports Personality?

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Sports Personality of the Year 2016 nominees: Adam Peaty

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Age: 21

Twitter: @adam_peaty

2016 highlight: Winning Team GB’s first Olympic medal of Rio 2016, breaking his own record on the way to 100m breaststroke gold

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What the commentator said: “He’s in a class of his own. It’s a world record and he can do no wrong. Adam Peaty, quite stunning.”

Watch Adam Peaty win gold in Rio 2016

Sports Personality of the Year 2016: who will win?

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Nicola
Adams

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Gareth
Bale

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Alistair
Brownlee

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Sophie
Christiansen

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Kadeena
Cox

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Mo
Farah

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Jason
Kenny

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Laura
Kenny

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Andy
Murray

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Adam
Peaty

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Kate
Richardson-Walsh

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Nick
Skelton

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Sarah
Storey

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Jamie
Vardy

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Max
Whitlock

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Danny
Willett