Who is Kate Richardson-Walsh? Sports Personality of the Year 2016 shortlist

The hockey captain led GB to penalty shootout glory in Rio 2016

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Sports Personality of the Year 2016 nominees: Kate Richardson-Walsh

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Age: 30

Twitter: @katewalsh11

Rio 2016 highlight: Leading Team GB’s women’s hockey team to Rio 2016 gold after a nail-biting penalty shootout

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The win in Rio 2016 was the first time a GB hockey team has won Olympic gold, following on from the bronze they won in London 2012.

Watch Kate-Richardson Walsh and her team celebrate after winning 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