BBC Sport - Sports Personality: Snooker legend Steve Davis wins in 1988

1988: Davis first to win triple crown

In 1988, snooker star Steve Davis was named Sports Personality of the Year.

Davis became the first player to complete snooker's triple crown in a single season in that year as he won the World Championship, the Masters and the UK Championship.

He went on to become a six-time world champion.

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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