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Emma Raducanu huge favourite to become youngest female SPOTY winner ever ahead of Daley and Peaty after US Open triumph


US OPEN champion Emma Raducanu is the favourite to win this yr’s Sports Personality of the Year award.

The 18-year-old sensationally triumphed on her Flushing Meadows debut, changing into the primary British girl in 44 years to win a Grand Slam.

Her US Open triumph is the sporting story of the yrCredit: Alamy

And the outstanding achievement has made her the overwhelming favourite to decide up the coveted SPOTY prize.

Raducanu is at present 1/10 to win the award on the finish of the yr.

If {the teenager} collects the person prize, she would be the first female to win the award since Zara Tindall again in 2006.

She may also become the youngest girl ever to win it.

Raducanu is miles ahead of second favourite Tom Daley, who’s at 5/1 with Ladbrokes.

The 27-year-old diver lastly received his arms on an Olympic gold medal in Tokyo this summer time after clinching victory within the males’s synchronised 10 metre platform diving occasion alongside Matty Lee.

He is adopted by one other Olympic champion within the form of swimmer Adam Peaty.

Seven-time Olympic champion Jason Kenny – who added one other gold to his assortment in Japan – is one other athlete in rivalry for the award.

And he’s adopted by Lewis Hamilton, who will make historical past if he wins the Formula 1 drivers’ championship this season.

The seven-time winner would transfer out on his personal ahead of Michael Schumacher if he can safe an eighth title.

Five-time Olympic champion Laura Kenny is at 50/1, whereas 34-time Tour de France stage winner Mark Cavendish sits at 66/1.

Sarah Stoney, Anthony Joshua and Ben Ainslie prop up the listing of high ten contenders.

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