Sports Personality of the Year 2016 nominees: Max Whitlock
2016 highlight: Winning two Olympic gold medals in one day at Rio 2016, taking home individual floor and pommel horse titles – the first time Britain has ever won a gymnastics gold medal. He also earned bronze in the Rio 2016 all-around tournament
— Max Whitlock MBE (@maxwhitlock1) August 19, 2016
His first Olympic gymnastics gold came in the men’s floor. 90 minutes later, he beat team-mate Louis Smith to take gold on the men’s pommel horse.