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    Italy's Martina Batini during the women's team foil event's final match at the 2015 World Fencing Championships in Moscow.

    Sputnik Photojournalist Awarded Prize at China Int’l Press Photo Contest

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    Alexei Filippov took the winning photographs in Moscow at the 2015 FEI World Fencing Championships.

    Moscow (Sputnik Press Service) — Sputnik photo correspondent Alexei Filippov won bronze in the Sports News category for his series "Opposition" at the China International Press Photo Contest (CHIPP), one of the largest international photojournalism contests.

    Filippov's winning series was shot at the 2015 FEI World Fencing Championships in Moscow. The photos capture Italian athlete Martina Batini in the final of the women's team foil competition, Inna Deriglazova (Russia) during the semifinal individual foil against Arianna Errigo (Italy), Sofiya Velikaya (Russia) and Anna Marton (Hungary) during the individual sabre, and other fencing matches.

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    The China International Press Photo Contest (CHIPP) is an international photography contest organized by  the China Photojournalists Society. It is an opportunity for photojournalists and photographers from around the world to present their works and share their creative ideas and opinions.

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