Shortlist announcement for Photography Sport Action 2023

  • March 25, 2024

LAUSANNE, March 26, 2024 - The AIPS Sport Media Awards are pleased to announce the shortlist for the Photography Sport Action 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.

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


William Murray (Australia), Dragon Fly - Getty Images

Sebastian Dominguez (Bolivia), Surfing time - Instagram

Dennis Calçada (Brazil), Game over - Revista Placar

André Durão (Brazil), On the top -

Ivo Gonzalez (Brazil), Eiffel Tower Cliff Diving - 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

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

Li Yibo (China), Gift - Xinhua News Agency

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

Yuri Cortez (El Salvador), Broken bat - AFP

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

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

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

Nikolaos Zagkas (Greece), Effort explosion - Instagram

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

Anna Szilágyi (Hungary), Obstacle - EPA Images

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

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

Daniele Combi (Italy), Deeper perspective / concentration -

Giuseppe Fama (Italy), Celebrating - Gazzetta dello sport

Jennifer Lorenzini (Italy), Crash and win - CNA

Giorgio Scala (Italy), Flying Weightlifting - DBM Srl

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

Wong Fok Loy (Malaysia), Malaysia swimming - Eyepress Newswire

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

Robbert Wijtman (Netherlands), Circle of perseverance -

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

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

Chris Symes (New Zealand), Mud in the Eye -

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

Mateusz Birecki (Poland), Pole Vaulter -

Michał Zemanek (Poland), Lionel Messi celebrates his goal with teammate Julian Alvarez - Shutterstock

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

Andrej Isakovic (Serbia), True Italian - AFP

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

David Ramos (Spain), Leo Messi - Getty Images

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

Erçin Ertürk (Turkey), 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 –

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

Sam Barnes (UK), Falling Femke - Sportsfile

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

Adrian Dennis (UK), Wimbledon Dive - AFP

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

Carl Recine (UK), Australian Open - Reuters

Martin Rickett (UK), Levitating Celebration - PA Media

Edward Whitaker (UK), Falling - Racing Post

Bruce Bennett (USA), 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 - Getty Images

Patrick Smith (USA), Eyelids - Getty Images


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