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?

Nicola
Adams

Gareth
Bale

Alistair
Brownlee

Sophie
Christiansen

Kadeena
Cox

Mo
Farah

Jason
Kenny

Laura
Kenny

Andy
Murray

Adam
Peaty

Kate
Richardson-Walsh

Nick
Skelton

Sarah
Storey

Jamie
Vardy

Max
Whitlock

Danny
Willett