BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2017: Sam Quek & Roger Johnson
A Scouse Olympian and a BBC North West news anchor bring glamour and smiles to the red carpet.
The city was awash with sporting stars and legends on Sunday evening as BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2017 lit up the Liverpool Echo Arena. With a red carpet bursting with famous faces, unrivalled sporting talent and legends galore, we grabbed a chat with Hockey star and local girl, Sam Quek and BBC North West presenter, Roger Johnson for a chat about their favourite nominees, Sam’s stunning outfit and what 2018 has in-store.
Watch above as we meet Roger Johnson and Sam Quek for a chat on the BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2017, red carpet.
Since 1954 the BBC has celebration our nations sporting achievements in one very special, glitzy ceremony and 59 winners later, the stars of football, athletics, boxing, skating, taekwondo, swimming and more, glammed up and hit the red carpet ahead of this years live show. With 8 awards up for grabs on the night, alongside the main award, sportsmen and women, legends, coaches and presenters came together to celebrate an incredible year for UK sport.
You can’t have a red carpet event in Liverpool and not glam it up. Sam Quek led a succession of glamorous girls bringing lots of sparkle and was joined by Bianca Walkden, Helen Skelton and Elise Christie, who top our Best Dressed list. While the suited and booted guys with swag included Swimmer Adam Peaty, Paralympian Jonnie Peacock and of course, the effortlessly cool, Anthony Joshua.