Who is Kadeena Cox? Sports Personality of the Year 2016 shortlist

Meet the Paralympic star who won gold in not one but two different sports in Rio 2016

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Sports Personality of the Year 2016 nominees: Kadeena Cox

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Age: 25

Twitter: @kad_c

2016 highlight: Becoming the first British Paralympian to win Paralympic gold medals in multiple sports since 1984. She won gold in the women’s cycling time trial, gold in the 400m sprint and bronze in the 100m sprint – and was chosen as the British flagbearer for the Closing Ceremony

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What the commentator said: “She is rewriting the boundaries of what is possible… What a special, special woman and what a special, special athlete.”

Watch Kadeena Cox win Rio 2016 gold

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