Ukrainian Pavlo Tymoschenko was recognized the best modern pentathlon athlete of the 2015 year during Union Internationale de Pentathlon Modern (UIPM) Congress in Taiwan, Xsport.
"In 2015, the first Roman Tymoschenko won the World Cup and then in Berlin was the second in the history of Ukraine World Champion," as said in a statement.
Lithuanian world number one Laura Asadauskaite got the female award.
In addition, the UIPM Congress adopted changes related to the simplification and optimization of the rules. "The changes include a "comprehensive review" and update of the entire structure of the UIPM, including changes to simplify and reduce the number of rules on internal organisations, and an adoption of a code of ethics in line with the latest IOC requirements that provides for a clear and efficient procedure in cases of litigation," according to the message.
By the way, Chairman Athletes Commission of the International Union of Modern Pentathlon is another sporstmen Ukrainian team Dmitry Kyrpulyanskyy.
The 2018 UIPM Congress will take place in Barcelona.