• Great Britain won their first Davis Cup trophy since 1936 in November 
  • Team GB were named Team of the Year at BBC SPOTY
  • Andy Murray also won the main, individual award at the event in Belfast

Alex Sharp for MailOnline

Great Britain’s successful Davis Cup-winning team have been named Team of the Year at the Sports Personality of the Year awards ceremony in Belfast.

Captained by Leon Smith, the team claimed Britain’s first Davis Cup trophy since 1936.

Star player Andy Murray, who also won the main individual SPOTY prize, defeated Belgium’s David Goffin in the final back in November.

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Andy Murray addresses the audience alongside his Davis Cup team-mates in Belfast on Sunday night 

Andy Murray addresses the audience alongside his Davis Cup team-mates in Belfast on Sunday night 

Team GB captain Leon Smith accepts his side's Team of the Year award at the SPOTY event in Belfast  

Team GB captain Leon Smith accepts his side’s Team of the Year award at the SPOTY event in Belfast  

Great Britain claimed their first Davis Cup trophy since 1936 after beating Belgium back in November 

Great Britain claimed their first Davis Cup trophy since 1936 after beating Belgium back in November 

Murray talks with BBC sports presenter Clare Balding during the event at the SSE Arena in Belfast 

Murray talks with BBC sports presenter Clare Balding during the event at the SSE Arena in Belfast 

Footage of the team's impressive Davis Cup final victory over Belgium is played on the big screen 

Footage of the team’s impressive Davis Cup final victory over Belgium is played on the big screen 

 

 

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