Welcome to the Evening Standard’s LIVE coverage of the BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2019 award ceremony.

Ben Stokes scooped the prestigious prize in Aberdeen on Sunday night, further reward for his heroics in the Cricket World Cup Final and third Ashes Test at Headingley.

Six-time Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton finished second, with Britain’s fastest woman Dina Asher-Smith third.

Also nominated for the main prize were Katarina Johnson-Thompson, Raheem Sterling and Alun Wyn Jones.

England’s Cricket World Cup winners won Team of the Year and Greatest Sporting Moment, while Asher-Smith’s coach John Blackie was named Coach of the Year.

Recap the ceremony on our LIVE blog….

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