The victory of Mahuchikh in the Rising Star nomination was announced on November 23 in Monaco.
In 2019, Ukrainian high jumper broke the world junior record by winning the silver medal at the World Championship - she jumped at 2.04 m. In addition, Ukrainian became the European Junior Champion.
Mahuchikh was awarded the Petr Nurovsky Prize as the best young athlete according to the International Olympic Committee.
Earlier Ukrainian athlete Dmytro Pidruchny has won the gold medal at the Biathlon World Championships in Ostersund, Sweden.
Ukrainian athlete was 8.3 seconds ahead of the Norwegian Johannes Bø - the owner of "silver," and 17.7 seconds ahead of the Frenchman Quentin Fillon Maya, who got the "bronze."