Kenny named BBC South Sports Personality
7 years ago
The 35-year-old Dorset cyclist was named BBC South Sports Personality of the Year at the end of a year that saw him more than 20 international titles.
The award was voted for by viewers and listeners of BBC South Today and Radios Solent, Oxford, Berkshire and Southern Counties Radio.
He was one of a host a Paralympians to receive awards in the BBC ceremonies around the country.
Wheelchair racer Shelly Woods was named disabled sportsperson of the year at the North West Sports Awards for a season that included a second place finish in the 2005 London Marathon, when she beat Tanni Grey-Thompson into third. Shelly was also winner of the 2005 disabled athlete of the year award at the Sports Journalists Association of Great Britain.
Fellow wheelchair racer David Weir was named BBC London disabled athlete of the year.
In the North East and Cumbria awards, Ros Miller, mother of triple Parlaympic Games club gold medallist Stephen, was unsung hero.
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