Longlist announcement for Photography Sport Action

  • March 18, 2024

LAUSANNE, March 16, 2024 - The AIPS Sport Media Awards are pleased to announce the longlist for the Photography Sport Action category.

The longlist represents the first judging stage and is based on the average ratings of the AIPS panel of specialists, the Executive Committee members and the members of the Jury.

Find out more about the judging stages HERE.

Participants with two submissions in the longlist can find both listed side by side. Here are the selected works, in alphabetical order of country:

Disclaimer: All names and information have been published as we have received them, for any corrections please contact us at info@aipsmedia.com or send us a direct message on social media @aipsmedia.


Mateo Luis Occhi (Argentina), ¡Orientales, la Patria o la tumba! ¡Libertad, o con gloria morir! - Sporteo

Andy Cheung (Australia), Splash! - Getty Images

David Gray (Australia), Hair-raising header - AFP

William Murray (Australia), Dragon Fly - Getty Images

Ryan Pierse (Australia), Header - Getty Images

Chris Putnam (Australia), Football Frozen in Time - FiledIMAGE

Christian Bruna (Austria), Frozen serve - EPA

Juergen Feichter (Austria), Flight through the night - EXPA Pictures

Leonhard Foeger (Austria), Snowflakes - Reuters

Erwin Scheriau (Austria), Candlelight - APA - Austria Presseagentur

Peter De Voecht (Belgium), Bloody | Ben Broeders - Mopo.de | Photo News

Jasper Jacobs (Belgium), Slowly watching the fast! | The greatest showman! – Belga Image

Gregory Van Gansen (Belgium), Towards the rainbow - Photo News

Sebastian Dominguez (Bolivia), Surfing time - Instagram

Juliana Ávila (Brazil), Let's fly - Instagram

Ronaldo Barreto (Brazil), Upside Down - Barretoronaldofotos

Alexandre Brum (Brazil), Royalty in the face of its conquest - Agencia Enquadrar

Dennis Calçada (Brazil), Game over - Revista Placar

André Durão (Brazil), On the top | Shaving - Globoesporte.com

Ricardo Fernandes (Brazil), Violence - Fotoarena

Ivo Gonzalez (Brazil), Eiffel Tower Cliff Diving - Instagram

João felipe Heim (Brazil), Keeper Flight - Zimel Press

Gabriel Heusi (Brazil), Left cross - Heusi Action

Marcelo Machado de Melo (Brazil), Argentine Dream | La Tercera - roadto2022es | 101 Great Goals

João Psicotico (Brazil), Opponents not Enemies - Instagram

Mainimo Etienne Mengnjo (Cameroon), Bui Youths celebrating and showcasing their sports talents in the 10th Edition of the Bui Sports Fan - The Post

Patrick Woodbury (Canada), Surf the wave - Le Droit

Joseph Yeung (Canada), Sweat Spray From Badminton Player - Facebook

Zhang Kuan (China), Rural basketball tournament in Guizhou Province, China - Zan Jin sports

Mingshen Li (China), Great shot by Richarlison de Andrade - Xinmin Evening Newspaper

Ming Li (China), Goal by saver Mbappe - Xinhua News Agency

Dingbo Meng (China), Breakthrough - Xinhua News Agency

Lili Wang (China), Unstoppable - Xinhua News Agency

Li Yibo (China), Gift - Xinhua News Agency

Huansong Zheng (China), Super Excited - Xinhua News Agency

Luis Henry Agudelo Cano (Colombia), When Soccer becomes a true "Passion" - Facebook

Santiago Arenas (Colombia), Fly to victory - Agencia Unido360

Eder Garcés (Colombia), Isaac del Toro epic winner in the Tour de L'Avenir - ADN Cycling

Luis Fernando Vergara (Colombia), Panamerican breaststoke gold - The Associated Press

Michal Cerveny (Czech Republic), Done and dusted - UCI.org

David Kostelka (Czech Republic), Return - davidkostelka.cz

Jan Melichar (Czech Republic), On the ball - own social media

Slavek Ruta (Czech Republic), European Race Walking Team Championships In Podebrady 2023 - Press Service Photo Agency

Roman Vondrouš (Czech Republic), Fall - Czech News Agency

Michael Barrett Boesen (Denmark), Hands full - boesenfoto.dk

Ahmed Abdel Hamid Shaaban (Egypt), Celebration - Instagram

Ayman Aref (Egypt), Al Ahly SC v Mamelodi Sundowns F.C. at Semi-Final African Football League - Al Masry Al Youm

Yuri Cortez (El Salvador), Broken bat - AFP

Alexis Boichard (France), Photo Ski FIS World Cup 2022/23 - Skichrono

Pierre Lahalle (France), But de Mbappé - L'Equipe

Pierre Teyssot (France), Mikaela Shiffrin's tears - 20 Minutes

Lars Baron (Germany), Sunset drive - Getty Images

Garca Darius Bialojan (Germany), The archer - Facebook

Bernd Feil (Germany), Hairy-flight | Shiny Title-kiss - Kicker.de | Sportbuzzer.de

Alexander Hassenstein (Germany), Big Winners! - Getty Images

Peter Schatz (Germany), Work done! - MAGICS Photoagency

Thomas Schreyer (Germany), Hair raising - Vrille magazine

Markus Tischler (Germany), Supersprint-Start - Facebook

David Urban (Germany), Entangled - Marienburger Sport-Club 1920 e.V.

Ryu Voelkel (Germany), 2022 World Cup Final, Argentina v France - MPB

Mika Volkmann (Germany), Be on cloud nine – Imago Images

Tom Weller (Germany), Jump of elegance - Instagram

Tilo Wiedensohler (Germany), Mondo Duplantis in Berlin - ISTAF Indoor Magazin 2023

Ebenezer Niiotoe Bruce-tagoe (Ghana), The Art Of Boxing - 29PhotoStudio

Yiannis Kourtoglou (Greece), The fall and the rise - Reuters

Nikolaos Zagkas (Greece), Effort explosion - Instagram

David Balogh (Hungary), In the shadow of the setting sun - Facebook

Tamas Korponai (Hungary), Downfall | The fastest - Ringier /Blikk

Máté Ladjánszki (Hungary), The fastest woman in the world - Népszava

Roland Peka (Hungary), Handball fighter - handballveszprem.hu

Miklós Szabó (Hungary), Mondo - Nemzeti Sport

Peter Szalmas (Hungary), Reflection - Olimpia.hu

Robert Szaniszló (Hungary), Between clouds - NurPhoto Agency

Anna Szilágyi (Hungary), Obstacle - EPA Images

Vilhelm Gunnarsson (Iceland), Flying - Sýn

Mohammad Amin Ansari (Iran), The beginning of the disaster - Farsnews

Nader Davoodi (Iran), The Moment of Happiness - Qhahveh Magazine

Mohammadreza Goodary (Iran), Right cross in MuayThai - Photo Eminency Co., Ltd.

Maryam Majd (Iran), Who Kissed, Who Hurt, Who Fought - Getty Images

Mahdi Zare Ardestani (Iran), return of hope - Khabarvarzeshi newspaper

Matteo Arnoul (Italy), The flight of Simone Alessio - FITA (Italian Federation Taekwondo)

Luca Bettini (Italy), Bloody mask - Sprint Cycling Agency

Fabrizio Carabelli (Italy), For you... for the Ukrainian people! | Daria today makes the history of world rhythmic gymnastics - Instagram

Daniele Combi (Italy), Deeper perspective / concentration - Sportphotography.it

Giuseppe Fama (Italy), Celebrating - Gazzetta dello sport

Ray Giubilo (Italy), Carlito's Dive - Il Tennis Italiano

Jennifer Lorenzini (Italy), Crash and win - CNA

Giorgio Scala (Italy), Flying Weightlifting - DBM Srl

Filippo Tomasi (Italy), Duo - Instagram

Alessandro Trovati (Italy), Lara Gut in Solden 2023 - Pentaphoto

Giovanni Zenoni (Italy),  Andorra Alpine Skiing World Cup Finals- AP Images

Nozomu Endo (Japan), Lyles finally gets the title of fastest! Noah Lyles in the "Kamehameha" pose - Kyodo News

Takumi Harada (Japan), Like a mermaid - The Yomiuri Shimbun

Miki Matsuzaki (Japan), An inch to water – Kyodo News

Kunihiko Miura (Japan), Kamehameha - The Yomiuri Shimbun

Iori Sagisawa (Japan), Japan's Honda butterfly - Kyodo News

Hiroto Sekiguchi (Japan), Kawaii - The Yomiuri Shimbun

Ahmad Damra (Jordan), The Heart and Sweat of Jordan: A Battle Hard-Fought - Jordan Olympic Committee

Sila Kiplagat (Kenya), WRC Water and Mud Splash - Nation Media Group

Jeong Youngdae (Korea Republic), Everyone comes together and puts out the fire. - hankookilbo

Roberts Voskans (Latvia), Water Dragon - Swimmermichael

Akl Yazbeck (Lebanon), in the shadows - AklYazbeck.com

Emmer Farid (Malaysia), Golfer in silhouette moment - SNE images

Wong Fok Loy (Malaysia), Malaysia Ski and Wake Championships | Malaysia swimming - Eyepress Newswire

Faihan Ghani (Malaysia), Seizing the platform - The Star

Domenic Aquilina (Malta), Champions of Europe | The Big Bang - Imago Sportfotodienst

Lorena Barba Martín (Mexico), Before the glory - Agencia Copo - Atlas FC

Enkhjargal Sugarjav (Mongolia), Mongolian horse racing - Instagram

Youssef Loulidi (Morocco), In the right moment - Instagram

Helge Schutz (Namibia), Flying winger - The Namibian

Andy Astfalck (Netherlands), The Drama of Athletics - Getty Images

Pim Ras (Netherlands), All eyes on the ball! | Spotlight on Venus - AD Sportwereld

Albert Ten Hove (Netherlands), Goalkeeper's Final Stand: Stopping Penalties in a Thrilling Finale - Orange Pictures Photo Press Agency

Iris Van den Broek (Netherlands), Biles is Back - ANP

Robbert Wijtman (Netherlands), Stick Game Hard Takedown | Circle of perseverance - Cscsportsphotography.com

Joe Allison (New Zealand), Making Plays - Getty Images

Scott Barbour (New Zealand), Shadow Play - Scott Barbour Photography

Andrew Cornaga (New Zealand), Acrobatic skills | Try time! - Photosport NZ

Aaron Gillions (New Zealand), Marcelo Magic - Photosport NZ

Chris Symes (New Zealand), Mud in the Eye - Shuttersport.co.nz/

Jeffery Haruna (Nigeria), U15 seamoriow league championship - Instagram

Odd Andersen (Norway), Too short | Airborne - AFP

Mohammed Alkhatib (Palestine), State of Palestine - Gaza Strip - Paltimeps.ps

Rio Leonelle Deluvio (Philippines), Where art thou? - The Manila Times

Mateusz Birecki (Poland), Pole Vaulter - Eastnews.pl

Darek Delmanowicz (Poland), Kaja - Polska Agencja Prasowa

Adam Warzawa (Poland), For you Mom - Polish Press Agency

Bartlomiej Zborowski (Poland), swimBIKErun - Instagram

Michał Zemanek (Poland), Lionel Messi celebrates his goal with team mate and Julian Alvarez - The Guardian

Octavio Passos (Portugal), Nazare Canyon - Big Waves - Getty Images

Alexandre Sousa (Portugal), Nico Otamendi celebrating - Alamy

Asmaa Alabdulla (Qatar), For the last hope - Instagram

Alexey Filippov (Russia), Sun - RIA Novosti

Andrey Golovanov (Russia), Knot in the fight - Olympic Channel

Daria Isaeva (Russia), Windy - Sport-Express

Kirill Kudryavtsev (Russia), Icarus - AFP

Mohammed Almsaad (Saudi Arabia), Competition and relay to decide the title - Saudi Press Agency

Atif Hawsawi (Saudi Arabia), Action pictures – Makkahnews

Andrej Isakovic (Serbia), True Italian - AFP

Eric Alonso Moreno (Spain), Out of control - Getty Images

Pablo Garcia Sacristan (Spain), Making History - Marca

David Ramos (Spain), Leo Messi - Getty Images

Felix Sanchez Arrazola (Spain), Think, jump, visualize, pray, concentrate….they observe | Flying - fotorunners.es

Mathias Bergeld (Sweden), Golden moment - Bildbyrån

Hamza Küçükgöl (Sweden), AIK-BP 2023-08-12 | Hammarby IF 4-2 AIK 2023-09-03 - Hkfoto82

Joel Marklund (Sweden), The Great One - Bildbyran Photo Agency

Christer Thorell (Sweden), Trelleborgs FF - AIK - Trelleborgs Allehanda

Harald Weidinger (Sweden), Overcome Gravity - Harald Weidinger

Laurent Gillieron (Switzerland), Soccer World Cup Qatar Brazil's Richarlison scores a goal - Keystone-SDA-ATS AG

Joerg Oegerli (Switzerland), From Zero to Hero - Facebook

Stefan Wermuth (Switzerland), Synchro - Reuters

Ali Haj Suleiman (Syria), Refugee Camps World Cup - The VII Academy

Erçin Ertürk (Turkey), Mbappe, the heart of the Moroccan Star | Look and See - Anadolu Agency

Mine Kasapoglu (Turkey), Novak Djokovic of Serbia celebrates 23rd Grand Slam - Anadolu Agency

Gokhan Taner (Turkey), Drama in the finish line | Smash the final – Gokhantaner.com

Samet Yalçın (Turkey), Breaking Moment - Ihlas News Agency

Vitalii Kliuiev (Ukraine), Vitalii Kliuiev - UA.Tribuna

Sam Barnes (UK), Falling Femke - Sportsfile

Andrew Boyers (UK), Mumbai dreams - The Times

Clive Brunskill (UK), Haaland goes Sky High! - Getty Images

Richard Callis (UK), Di Maria's World Cup goal Tri-X Style - Sports Press Photo

Kieran Cleeves (UK), You Shall Not Tsitsipas - Instagram

Andy Couldridge (UK), Man on Fire - Reuters

Adrian Dennis (UK), Wimbledon Dive - AFP

Andrew Fosker (UK), Haaland's Magic Bicycle - Mail on Sunday

Tim Goode (UK), A sun halo at Cheltenham | Team sprint in the velodrome - PA Media

Richard Heathcote (UK), Tee Shot Perfection - Getty Images

Patrick Mccann (UK), Darragh O'Keeffe - Racing Post

Carl Recine (UK), Australian Open - Reuters

Martin Rickett (UK), Levitating Celebration | Heroes' Square Shadows - Irish News

Oliver Scarff (UK), Erling Haaland v Thomas Partey - AFP

David Shopland (UK), Racing in the Rain – Shutterstock

Lee Smith (UK), Fist Cut - Reuters

Ben Stansall (UK), Vault - AFP

Shi Tang (UK), Fencing at Asian Games - Getty Images

Edward Whitaker (UK), Falling - Racing Post

Bruce Bennett (USA), The Forecast is Snow | Big Puck - Getty Images

Andrew Bernstein (USA), Witnesses to History - NBA Photos

Jeff Cohen (USA), The Dance - Track and Field News

Ezra Shaw (USA), Diving for the Plate | Diving in the Shadows - Getty Images

Patrick Smith (USA), Eyelids - Getty Images

Sarah Stier (USA), With a Twist - Getty Images


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