Photography Portfolio – Shortlist announcement

  • March 21, 2022

AIPS Media

LAUSANNE, March 21, 2022 - The AIPS Sport Media Awards are pleased to announce the shortlist for the Photography Portfolio category.

The shortlist represents the second judging stage and is based on the most selected works performed by the AIPS Executive Committee members.

Here are the selected works, in alphabetical order of country.


Luciano Bisbal (Argentina), Tribute to Diego Armando Maradona in Rosario, Santa Fe, Argentina - Getty Images

Andy Cheung (Australia), Light and actions - UK Tennis Magazine

David Gray (Australia), The weird and wonderful world of tennis - AFP

Adam Pretty (Australia), Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games | Tokyo 2020 Canoe slalom event - Getty Images

Dzianis Kastsiuchenka (Belarus), Series: The angle decides a lot - The Belarusian Telegraph Agency

Ueslei Marcelino (Brazil), Huka-huka wrestling | Taste of golden - Reuters

Luiza Moraes (Brazil), Aquatic sports portraits -

Borislav Troshev (Bulgaria),  Wrestlers night -

Can Cao (China), Lonely Olympic - Xinhua News Agency

Lili Wang (China), Tokyo action - Xinhua News Agency

Cheng Zhang (China), Armless table tennis player wows Tokyo Paralympics - Xinhua News Agency

Jan Virt (Czech Republic), Rock climbing in Normandy - Montana

Lars Baron (Germany), Formula One 2021 - Getty Images

Matthias Hangst (Germany), Tokyo 2020 Athletics | Tokyo 2020 fencing - Getty Images

Nikolaos Zagkas (Greece), Tokyo 2020 Οlympic moments -

Mohammad Babaei (Iran), Iranian women's hockey team - IRNA

Maryam Majd (Iran), Sport with a taste of suicide and horror with Afghan women's sports - Iran Varzeshi Newspaper

Amin Mohammad Jamali (Iran), Olympic in other planet - Getty Images

Javid Nikpour (Iran), The last effort! -

Amirreza Ostovari (Iran), Love and good feeling and athletic -

Dario Belingheri (Italy), Shades of cycling - Bettiniphoto

Alessandro Trovati (Italy), Apnea - Pentaphoto

Fazry Ismail (Malaysia), Olympic Games 2020 cycling BMX racing - European Pressphoto Agency

Scott Barbour (New Zealand), Behind the scenes: 2021 Australian Open | The Australian Open -

Odd Andersen (Norway), The velodrome - AFP

Vegard Grøtt (Norway), BMX racing - Bildbyrån

Alexey Filippov (Russia), Biathlon - Sputnik Images

Andrey Golovanov (Russia), Heavy barbell - Olympic Channel

Natalia Gorshkova (Russia), Cold water -

Daria Isaeva (Russia), Olympic silent - Sport-Express

Andrej Isakovic (Serbia), Pole vault glamour - Iandrej Instagram

Joel Marklund (Sweden), Tokyo Paralympic Games - Olympic Information Service

Patrick B. Kraemer (Switzerland), Focus on perfection - European Pressphoto Agency / Agencia EFE

Stefan Wermuth (Switzerland), Olympics from underwater - Reuters

Ali Haj Suleiman (Syria), Ahmed Dawara: Boxing after the Syrian war | Syria: The Tent Olympics - Ali Haj Suleiman Instagram

Clive Brunskill (UK), Strokes of genius - Getty Images

Laurence Griffiths (UK), Tokyo Olympic gymnastics -

Clive Mason (UK), Olympic sailing Tokyo 2020 - Getty Images

Edward Whitaker (UK), Horse racing: A year in the frame - Racing Post

Al Bello (USA), Tokyo Olympics: Aquatics - Getty Images

Ezra Shaw (USA), The American blade runner - Getty Images

Patrick Smith (USA), Tokyo 2021 - Getty Images

Miguel Gutierrez (Venezuela), Dystopian Olympians - Agencia EFE

WHAT HAPPENS NEXT – The three remaining voting stages will be conducted by the Jury - 12 respected members from the sport media industry representing the five continents. They will first select the top 10 (finalists) and then the top 3 (podium nominees)

The final ceremony will take place in May in Europe, date and location still to be confirmed following the evolution of the pandemic.

To know more about the judging method and the AIPS Sport Media Awards 2021, click here

Stay tuned for the rest of the shortlists!


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