Having completed the vote count, the Central Electoral Commission (CEC) has announced that comedian Volodymyr Zelenskyy and incumbent President Petro Poroshenko proceed to the run-off scheduled for 21 April.
CEC chairperson Tetyana Slipachuk announced the official results of the first round.
The top 10 candidates are:
Volodymyr Zelenskyy, 30.24%,
Petro Poroshenko, 15.95%,
Yuliya Tymoshenko, 13.40 per cent,
Yuriy Boyko, 11.67 per cent,
Anatoliy Hrytsenko, 6.91 per cent,
Ihor Smeshko, 6.04 per cent,
Oleh Lyashko, 5.48 per cent,
Oleksandr Vilkul, 4.15 per cent,
Ruslan Koshulynskyy, 1.62 per cent,
Yuriy Tymoshenko, 0.62 per cent.