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Jonathan Rea: BBC Sports Personality 2017 contender

December 8, 2017
Jonathan Rea
BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2017
Date: Sunday, 17 December Time: 18:45 GMT Venue: Echo Arena, Liverpool Coverage: BBC One, Radio 5 live, BBC Sport website

We are showcasing each of the 12 contenders in the run-up to the Sports Personality of the Year award on 17 December. Today – Jonathan Rea.

Age: 30 Sport: Motorcycling

Year in a nutshell

Became the first rider to clinch three successive World Superbike titles, triumphing with five of the season’s 26 races remaining.