featuring the presentation to the Sports Personality of the Year by Mary Peters , MBE
(Sports Personality of 1972) The 20th anniversary of this gala occasion, as the leading sportsmen and women gather together in the BBC Television Theatre in London to relive the outstanding events and achievements of the year.
Among the stars in person and in action:
Bob Stokoe and Sunderland's Cup winning team, Jackie Stewart and Graham Hill , Brendan Foster , Lester Piggott , Willie Carson , Mike Denness , Ray Illingworth , Hugh Porter , Phil Read , Ann Moore , David Broome , Paddy McMahon , Roger Taylor. And from America Muhammad Ali and The Outstanding Events of 1973 including the FA Cup Final, World Cup, Grand National, Derby, Wimbledon, Test Matches, Europa Cup Athletics Finals, Open Golf Championship, Rugby Union Internationals, Rugby League Cup Final, European Gymnastics Championships, World Motor-Racing Championship.
Action from more than a dozen sports, and presentations to The Team of the Year
The Outstanding Overseas Personality
Sports Review 1973 introduced by Frank Bough , Harry Carpenter With JIMMY HILL, BARRY DAVIES
Lighting NIGEL WRIGHT Designer BRIAN ELLIS
Presented by BRIAN VENNER Editor ALAN HART