Shortlist announcement for Video Athlete Profile

  • March 27, 2023

LAUSANNE, March 27, 2023 - The AIPS Sport Media Awards are pleased to announce the shortlist for the Video Athlete Profile category.

The shortlist represents the second judging stage and is based on the preferences of the AIPS Executive Committee members.

Find out more about the judging stages here.

Each member was granted a number of 15 selections. Since all the works in the longlist gathered votes from the EC members, the shortlist remains the same. Find out more about the judging stages here.

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


Heidi Iro, Lukas Geller (Austria), Anton Palzer: Breaking the cycle - Eurosport 1

Nikolaus Mahatsek (Austria), MAXimum Verstappen: The Flying Dutchman - ServusTV

Henrique Arcoverde (Brazil), O Cara da Luva de Pedreiro: The bricklayer’s glove guy - Grupo Globo

Stanimira Atanasova (Bulgaria), “Run, not walk”: The example of 83-year-old Petar Velichkov - bTV Media Group

Duberney Castano (Colombia), Luis Díaz, the origin – Telemedellin

Nicklas Vinde (Denmark), Handball diaries: Nora Mørk - DAZN

Nicolas Delloye (France), Donovan Carrillo: First Mexican Olympic figure skater in 30 years - Olympic Channel

Rossella Grasso, Ciro Cuozzo, Antonio Lamorte (Italy), Being Diego Armando Maradona Jr, the story of Pibe de Oro’s first born - Il Riformista

Jin Fellet (New Zealand), Scratched: Heath Davis - Hex Work Productions

Joanne Mitchell, Tania Page (New Zealand), The real Ruby - Sunday Television

Nenad Kostić (Serbia), Exclusive Nikola Jokić interview - TV Arena sport

Ashan Ramphul (South Africa), Bianca Buitendag: An Olympic miracle - Gela Productions

Lance Santos (South Africa), Sepp Blatter one-on-one - TRT World

Nuria Ruano (Spain), France’s Martin Fourcade: Legends live on -

Abby Newbery (UK), Fighting for me - BBC

Olivia Ekpone (USA), Allie Ostrander: Under pressure, gaining your life back - FloSports

Cory Mull (USA), Rheinhardt Harrison: Sub-Four - FloSports

David Swartz (USA), We need to talk with: Donna DeVarona & Lesley Visser - CBS Sports


WHAT HAPPENS NEXT Following this shortlist, we will announce the top 10 and subsequently the finalists.

The final ceremony will take place in Seoul on May 9, 2023.

Stay tuned for the rest of the shortlists!


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