Jo Pavey wins 2014 BBC South West Sports Personality award
European 10,000 metres champion Jo Pavey has won the BBC South West Sports Personality of the Year award.
Exeter-based Pavey had the best season of her career at the age of 40, in Zurich in August.
Ten days earlier she after a gutsy final sprint to beat Kenya's Margaret Muriuki for third place in the 5,000m in Glasgow.
Pavey had missed the 2013 season after giving birth to her second child.
"What a massive honour, thanks to everybody in the South West," Pavey told BBC Spotlight.
"I'm very proud to be a member of Exeter Harriers.
"I'm proud to be in the South West and proud to say that I do all my training here in the South West. It's got everything I need and I'm very fortunate."
Pavey follows Exeter Chiefs and England winger Jack Nowell, who won the award in 2013.