Following her amazing win in the US Open, Emma Raducanu, a teenage tennis star was named BBC Sports Person of Year

After her incredible win at the US Open, Emma Raducanu was voted BBC Sports Personality for the Year 2021.

The 19-year-old was voted ahead of Tom Daley and Adam Peaty to claim the prestigious prize on Sunday night. 

Tom Daley and Tyson Fury were nominated, as was Adam Peaty, Tyson Fury (nominated), Emma Raducanu. Raheem sterling, and Dame Sarah Storey. 

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Emma Raducanu was tipped to collect the award after her stunning US Open triumph

Emma Raducanu, who won the US Open with a stunning victory, was expected to win this award

Tyson Fury was included on the list of nominees, despite threatening the BBC with legal action

Tyson Fury, who threatened to sue the BBC for legal action, was on the nominating list.

Raheem Sterling's goals were crucial for England as they made it to the final of Euro 2020

England’s success in Euro 2020 was made possible by Raheem sterling’s goals

Peaty continued his dominance in the pool, winning two golds and a silver medal

At his fourth Games, Daley finally became an Olympic diving champion alongside Matty Lee in the synchronised 10m platform event

After winning the Tokyo 2020 gold medal, Adam Peaty and Tom Daley were each nominated.

Dame Sarah Storey continued her Paralympic success with three gold medals at Tokyo 2020

Three gold medals in Tokyo 2020 for Dame Sarah Storey, a continuation of her Paralympic success