Leigh Halfpenny, Andy Murray shortlisted for BBC Sports Personality of the Year

Leigh Halfpenny of the Lions celebrates their victory during the International Test match between the Australian Wallabies and British & Irish Lions at ANZ Stadium on July 6, 2013
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Leigh Halfpenny is nominated for BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2013, while Justin Rose, AP McCoy, Andy Murray, Christine Ohuruogu, Ian Bell, Ben Ainslie, Hannah Cockroft, Mo Farah and Chris Froome complete the shortlist.

Leigh Halfpenny has been nominated for BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2013.

The 24-year-old was voted British and Irish Lions Man of the Tour in July after playing a starring role in his side's series win in Australia.

Halfpenny is joined on the 10-person shortlist by golfer Justin Rose, who became the first Englishman to win a Major since 1996 when he triumphed at the US Open in June.

Champion Jockey AP McCoy is also nominated after riding his 4,000th career winner earlier this month.

Andy Murray, Christine Ohuruogu, Ian Bell, Ben Ainslie, Hannah Cockroft, Mo Farah and Chris Froome complete the shortlist.

Ian Bell celebrates his century at Trent Bridge.
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