Who is Jason Kenny? Sports Personality of the Year 2016 shortlist

the Team GB cycling champ is up against his wife Laura in the viewer vote. Who will take home the bragging rights?

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Sports Personality of the Year 2016 nominees: Jason Kenny

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Age: 28

Twitter: @JasonKenny107

2016 highlight: Equalling Sir Chris Hoy’s record of six Olympic gold medals, after taking home the Rio 2016 cycling Team Sprint, Individual Sprint and Keirin golds. He now has seven medals in total, including a silver won in 2008.

Oh, and he got married too, to fellow GB cyclist Laura Trott (now Kenny).

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What the commentator said: “Jason Kenny does it again! A sixth gold medal for Jason Kenny. What a ride, he was so relaxed there. He’s 28 and follows in the footsteps of the great Chris Hoy as the Olympic champion. Surely it will be Sir Jason Kenny very shortly.”

Watch Kenny’s final, tense race for 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