Rea stunned to be named BBC SPOTY runner-up

Northern Ireland's triple World Superbike champion Jonathan Rea says he was "taken aback" to be named runner-up at the BBC Sports Personality of the Year award in Liverpool.

World 10,000m champion Sir Mo Farah won the public vote while Paralympic athlete Jonnie Peacock took third place.

"There is going to be some phone bill in our little country tonight," Rea told BBC Sport Northern Ireland.

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