BBC Sport - Sports Personality: Sir Henry Cooper's unbeaten year

Cooper lands knockout win in 1967

In 1967, heavyweight boxer Sir Henry Cooper was crowned Sportsview Personality of the Year.

He was awarded the prize for going unbeaten throughout that year. His most notable victory in that period was his win against challenger Jack Bodell.

Cooper is, thus far, also the only boxer to have been knighted.

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.

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