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Laura Muir cut to 11-1 to be Sports Personality of the Year

| 05.03.2017
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Laura Muir has been cut into 11-1 (from 25-1) to be crowned the BBC Sports Personality of the Year for 2017 after she won double gold at the European Indoor Championships. Anthony Joshua currently heads the betting at 11-4 for the award, last year’s winner Andy Murray is 5-1, while Tony Bellew is now 33-1 (from 100-1) following his success over David Haye last night in their heavyweight clash at the O2 Arena.

“It’s been another huge major championship for Laura Muir and after double gold in Belgrade, her odds have been slashed to be crowned the BBC Sports Personality of the Year for 2017 where she is now right at the top end of the betting for the award,” said Coral’s John Hill.

“Tony Bellew has attracted a flurry of bets following his victory over David Haye to win the prestigious accolade, however, it is another boxer in Anthony Joshua who tops the betting to be awarded the prize later this year,” added Hill.

**2017 BBC Sports Personality of the Year
11-4 Anthony Joshua, 5-1 Andy Murray, 9-1 Ben Ainslie, 11-1 Laura Muir, 12-1 Lewis Hamilton, 14-1 Mo Farah, 20-1 Johanna Konta, 25-1 Alastair Brownlee, 33-1 Tony Bellew, 40-1 Bar

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Further contact information:
John Hill 07889 645520

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John Hill

John is the newest member of the PR team having joined in April 2014. In his previous role he worked as a broadcaster where he could be heard building up to the action in horse racing, greyhounds and a range of sports.
As a PR manager he will be responsible for Coral's news website providing the latest market movers, as well as various other media relations, including Box Nation and RPGTV.
John is a proud Rochdale fan having been born in the town which has produced the likes of Gracie Fields and Lisa Stansfield.