12 April 2018
Following the results of January this prestigious rank was awarded to biathlete Iryna Varvynets, IBU Open European Championships 2018 two-time champion and the silver medalist.
In March the title of the best athlete of the month was awarded to gymnast Ihor Radivilov, World Cup winner in Doha, Qatar two-time c champion and the winner of the Gymnastics World Series (rings, vault) according to the results of the season 2016-2018.
«On April 12 the world celebrates International Day of Human Space Flight. It is symbolic that this day we award the best athletes of the month in Ukraine. I wish to Iryna and Igor always to be on top and to achieve the highest goals», – said Sergey Bubka – the NOC of Ukraine President, IOC EB Member and Olympic Champion.
Sergey Bubka has also wished to the best athletes of the month success in preparation for Tokyo-2020 and Beijing-2022 Olympics.
Since 2005, the National Olympic Committee of Ukraine regularly honors the Best Athlete and Coaches of the month.