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Mary Earps Wins BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2023

Mary Earps, England’s goalkeeper, won the BBC Sports Personality of the Year for 2023. She’s the second female footballer to get this honor after Beth Mead last year. Other nominees were cricketer Stuart Broad, heptathlete Katarina Johnson-Thompson, jockey Frankie Dettori, wheelchair tennis player Alfie Hewett, and golfer Rory McIlroy. Earps, who plays for Manchester United, was crucial in England’s recent matches, especially in the World Cup.

The Sports Personality 2023 event also recognized several others:

  • Helen Rollason Award went to Fatima Whitbread.
  • Pep Guardiola was named Coach of the Year.
  • Manchester City received the Team of the Year award.
  • Young Sports Personality was Mia Brookes.
  • Sir Kenny Dalglish got the Lifetime Achievement award.
  • Des Smith was celebrated as the Unsung Hero.
  • World Sport Star was given to Erling Haaland.

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