BT Sport has announced the contenders for its annual Action Woman of the Year Award. The 10-woman shortlist is headlined by British heptathlete Jessica Ennis-Hill, who won the World Athletics Championships for the second time in August. UCI World Road Race Champion Lizzie Armitstead has also been included, as has Britain’s number one tennis player Johanna Konta. The other nominees are Nicola Adams, Rachel Atherton, Georgina Hermitage, England Women’s hockey team, England Lionesses, Sarah Outen and Oxford Women’s Boat Race crew.
The winner of the vote will be the nominee who receives the highest number of hashtag mentions between 11am on 5th November and 11.59pm on 23rd November 2015. The winner will be announced on Tuesday, December 1.
How to vote:
In order to submit your vote via Twitter, log into your Twitter account and “Tweet” the designated hashtag #AWEnnis, #AWLionesses, #AWAdams,#AWOxford, #AWAtherton, #AWOuten, #AWHockey, #AWHermitage, #AWKonta, #AWArmitstead that corresponds to your chosen nominee. Happy tweeting!