BBC Sport - Sports Personality: Sir Henry Cooper wins again

Cooper lands second award in 1970

In 1970, Sir Henry Cooper was named Sports Personality of the Year for the second time.

It was a year in which Cooper cemented his place as one of the greatest British heavyweights of the post-war era, winning British, Commonwealth and European belts.

He also remains the only British boxer to have been awarded the coveted Lonsdale Belt three times outright and was knighted in the year 2000.

BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2015 is broadcast live from Belfast on Sunday, 20 December from 19:00 GMT on BBC One. Further coverage on BBC Sport's online platforms and Radio 5 live.