The award goes to the sports personality with the most votes in a public poll. Cooke beat off competition from snooker world champion Mark Williams, and Wales rugby back Gareth Thomas.

Nicole Cooke wins BBC Wales Sports Personality of 2003

Cooke, 20, won the award at a ceremony held in Cardiff on Monday night.

She came second last year.

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