Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt has been voted the Best Male Athlete of 2015 by the International Sports Press Association.
A panel of sports journalists from 91 countries voted in the poll for 2015, Hype Life Magazine has learned.
Bolt, having won the 100m, 200m and 4x100m at the IAAF World Championships in Beijing, received a total of 804 votes.
He beat out tennis player Novak Djokovic and footballer Lionel Messi.
This is the fifth time that bolt has won the award, following his victories in 2008, 2009, 2012 and 2013,
The women’s award, as in 2012 and 2013, went to USA tennis player Serena Williams.