Laura and Jason Kenny named in BBC Sports Personality of the Year shortlist

Quarter of the shortlist made up of cyclists with Sarah Storey and Kadeena Cox also in the running

Jason Kenny and Laura Trott, Rio 2016 Olympic Games (Watson)

(Image credit: Watson)

Multiple Olympic gold medallists Laura and Jason Kenny have been named in the shortlist for the BBC Sports Personality of the Year, alongside Paralympic cyclists Sarah Storey and Kadeena Cox.

The four riders make up a quarter of the 16-person shortlist that looks particularly strong after a successful year for Team GB at the Olympics and Paralympic Games.

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Henry Robertshaw began his time at Cycling Weekly working with the tech team, writing reviews, buying guides and appearing in videos advising on how to dress for the seasons. He later moved over to the news team, where his work focused on the professional peloton as well as legislation and provision for cycling. He's since moved his career in a new direction, with a role at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.