Cyclists Chris Hoy, Sarah Storey and Bradley Wiggins are all in the shortlist of twelve athletes who will be in contention for the 2012 BBC Sports Personality of the Year award. A public phone vote will decide the winner from the shortlist of 12 contenders during a live show on BBC 1 on the evening of Sunday 16 December 2012.
Why You Should Vote For Chris, Sarah or Bradley
Chris Hoy - A Keirin world title earlier in the year was a breathtaking starter before the main course at London 2012, where he won historic fifth and sixth Olympic gold medals to put himself at the top of the all-time gold medal list for British Atheletes.
Sarah Storey - At the 2012 Paralympic Games in London, Sarah Storey won no less than four gold medals (500m TT, pursuit, road race, time trial), matching Dame Tanni Grey-Thompson's record of 11 Paralympic golds.
Bradley Wiggins - For Bradley, a time trial gold at the Olympic Games was a delicious finale to a season where his first ever Tour de France win by a British cyclists overshadowed all else. It was a historic achievement by any measure.
Sports Personality of the Year 2012 - the full shortlist
Nicola Adams (Boxing)
Ben Ainslie (Sailing)
Jessica Ennis (Athletics)
Mo Farah (Athletics)
Kath Grainger (Rowing)
Chris Hoy (Cycling)
Andy Murray (Tennis)
Rory MacIlroy (Golf)
Eleanor Simmonds (Swimming)
Sarah Storey (Cycling)
David Weir (Athletics)
Bradley Wiggins (Cycling)