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