Wales rugby player Dan Biggar is BBC Cymru Wales Sports Character 2015.
The Ospreys fly-half succeeds cyclist Geraint Thomas, who won in 2014.
Final results of a public vote had been revealed at the Wales Sport Awards in Cardiff exactly where BBC Cymru Wales and Sport Wales celebrated Welsh sporting good results.
The Wales football team had been named team of the year award following qualifying for the Euro 2016 finals and their manager Chris Coleman is the elite coach of the year.
Biggar gave outstanding performances for Wales in the course of the Rugby Globe Cup, the Six Nations and for regional side Ospreys.
The 26-year-old scored 23 points in a man-of-the-match functionality in the 28-25 win more than England in the pool stage at the Planet Cup, which includes a long-range winning penalty.
In total he scored 56 points in 4 matches as Wales had been knocked out in the quarter-finals against South Africa.
In the 2015 Six Nations, he scored 26 points in five games as Wales missed out on the Championship on points distinction with four wins from five. He also helped Ospreys to the semi-finals in the Pro12.
Biggar secured the public vote ahead of second-placed Geraint Thomas and globe flyweight boxing champion Lee Selby.
Thomas became the initial British rider to win the formidable E3 Harelbeke race in Belgium in March and as a key member of Team Sky helped Chris Froome claim his second Tour de France title.
Selby became the 12th Welsh globe boxing champion by beating Russia’s Evgeny Gradovich to claim the IBF featherweight title and defended his crown against Mexican Fernando Montiel in the USA.
The other nominees chosen by an specialist panel for BBC Cymru Wales Sports Personality 2015 had been footballers Gareth Bale and Ashley Williams, triathlete Non Stanford, taekwondo competitor Jade Jones and Para-athlete Aled Sion Davies.
Wales’ footballers ended a 57-year wait when they qualified for the final stages of a key tournament for the first time considering that the 1958 Planet Cup.
Beneath manager Coleman, and inspired by on the field by Bale, Wales completed second behind Belgium in their qualifying group.
Legendary rugby player Sir Gareth Edwards received a lifetime achievement award.
Edwards played 53 consecutive Test matches for Wales in between 1967 and 1978, winning three Five Nations Grand Slams.
|Previous 10 winners|
|2014: Geraint Thomas||2013: Leigh Halfpenny|
|2012: Jade Jones||2011: Chaz Davies|
|2010: Gareth Bale||2009: Ryan Giggs|
|2008: Shane Williams||2007: Joe Calzaghe|
|2006: Joe Calzaghe||2005: Gareth Thomas|
|All the previous winners|
He inspired the British and Irish Lions to Test series wins against New Zealand in 1971 and South Africa in 1974 and scored the most famous attempt in history for the Barbarians against the All Blacks in 1973.
The Carwyn James Award for the best young sportswoman was won by sprinter Hannah Brier. The 17-year-old Swansea Harrier won the 100m and 200m at the 2015 Welsh Championships and then equalled the Welsh 100m record of 11.39 seconds at the Planet Youth Championships.
The best young sportsman award went to tennis player Matt Story, who won the Welsh National Junior Championship Below-18 title for the third year in a row.
Volunteer of the Year: Wendy Pressdee
Community Coach of the Year: Angeline Tshiyane
Young Coach of the Year: Lowri Haf Barker
Young Volunteer of the Year: Elan Môn Gilford
Coach to Disabled Men and women of the Year: John Wilson
Lifetime Achievement Award (Community): Dorothy Neyland MBE
The Unsung Hero award has currently been given to Jane Roberts and Nerys Ellis for their operate at Llanrwst Swimming Club. They have been at the ceremony to collect the award and will go on to represent Wales at the UK BBC Sports Character of the Year occasion in Belfast on Sunday, 20 December.
The 2015 Rugby Planet Cup final referee Nigel Owens was recognised in the course of Monday’s event for his achievements and contribution to the worldwide game.
A review of the sporting year will be broadcast on BBC Cymru Wales tv on Friday, 18 December at 21:00 GMT.
Please note the occasion is not connected with the UK Sports Personality of the Year and is for the Wales award only.