ISTANBUL (Sputnik) — This is the second recognition for Alexei in this prestigious competition. This time, Alexei Filippov was awarded second place in Story Sports.
Alexei Filippov’s series, “At Your Fingertips”, was made during the 31st Summer Olympics in Brazil in 2016. The photos feature Isabela Onyshko (Canada) performing a beam routine during the finals in women’s artistic gymnastics, Eleftherios Petrounias (Greece) warming up before the men’s still rings competition and Alexander Naddour (United States) who won bronze in the men’s pommel horse exercises, among others.
Istanbul Photo Awards is an annual international contest of news and sports photography organized by Anadolu Agency.
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