Sports without getting captured in photographs, images is like life without soul. To celebrate the work of sports photographers world over the first World Sports Photography awards has been created.
Check the images that represent the incredible work of sports photographers from around the world who have expertly “captured the moment” amidst the perpetual movement of sport.
The Winning Picture – Anthony Joshua vs Andy Ruiz
A stunning image from the Anthony Joshua v Andy Ruiz Jr fight captured during their bout in 2019 in Diriyah, Saudi Arabia has won the inaugural World Sports Photography Awards. Taken by renowned sports photographer Richard Heathcote, the image is a remarkable example of the power of sports photography as well as its technical difficulty.
The image is one of 24 winning images across categories of: Joy, Precision, Speed, Focus, Determination, Power, View, Celebration. They form a stunning gallery of images, encapsulating the emotion, power, athleticism and drama of sport and the power of photography to tell sports’ stories.
Speaking about the awards, co-founder Alan Whiter said, “Sport and Photography have a long and powerful relationship. The emotion, athleticism and focus that is at the heart of sport is a uniquely captured and communicated through photography. These are an amazing collection of images across sporting disciplines and with all sorts of stories behind them”
World Sports Photography awards 2020 winners Announced
Ben strokes celebrating hitting winning runs. Photograph by Mike egerton
World Sports photography awards 2020 winners , Category: Celebration
Alex Morgan and Kelley O’Hara of the USA celebrate following victory. Photograph by Robert Cianflone
World sports photography awards 2020 winners, category: View
World champion trials bike rider Jack Field of Australia performs the highest backflip. Photography By Scott barbour
World sports photography awards 2020 winners, category: Determintion
André Pereira after the European Cross-County Championships in Lisbon. Photograph by Filipe Amorim
Check out the winning pictures in all the Categories – CLICK HERE