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1st classified

Arctic Urban Skiing
by Audun Rikardsen


A friend skiing at night, descends a 10 meter high clifftop in Tromso, Norway. The challenge was quite demanding because the night was much darker than it appears in the photo. So much so, that it was impossible to see where one might land. The image is the result of a long exp...

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2nd classified

Knock Out 05
by Eric Tkindt


This was the moment when the former world champion was defeated by the new world champion in his weight category. I was lucky to be in the right place at the right moment. This is called "photographer's luck".

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3rd classified

Jump 2.0
by Pedro Luis Ajuriaguerra Saiz


During the para-olympic meeting, celebrated in Basauri for the Spanish championship, one of the best long jumpers for the blind category, Xavi Porras, realized a masterful jump. The statuesque beauty of the jumper and his strong desire to exit the photo frame are immortalized.

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3rd classified

Runners Wave
by Sascha Fromm


Runners wave and dance before they start the "GutsMuths Rennsteiglauf" cross country run, Europe's most popular cross-country race, in Neuhaus am Rennweg, Germany on May 9, 2015. The GutsMuths run gathered more than 15,000 runners from 24 countries.

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Honorable mention

Synchronized swimming, the hidden side 1
by Adriano Favero


Synchronized swimming from an usually hidden perspective, under water. A great show anyway! This is the Italian synchronized swimming team during its training. Note the extreme complexity and difficulty of the movements required to express the performance that is to be admired fr...

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High Jump
by Eric Tkindt


This photo shows an American athlete at the world gymnastics championship, held in Antwerp. I was sitting in the highest raw in order to take this picture from above, when the gymnast did this amazing trick.

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Swim
by Davide Lopresti


This photo was taken during "Swim the Island", a swimming competition in which participants swim around Bergeggi Island, a marine protected area located in the Ligurian Gulf that boasts gorgeous sealife.

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Acrobatics
by Rui Duarte Silva


Two athletes belonging to the centenary of the Gymnastics Club Sport Clube of Porto are training in the gym of the University of Oporto. This picture grabs the exact moment when one of the gymnasts is flying in air while performing an exercise at the bar.

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Upside down gymnastic
by Rui Duarte Silva


Acrobatic gymnastic athletes belonging to the centenary club Sport Clube of Porto, training in the gym, at Oporto university.

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Irish Cup
by Ian Macnicol


This picture was taken on the first day of the Co. Limerick Coursing Club J.P. McManus Irish Cup, an annual event where greyhounds capture hares with a first prize of € 80,000 at stake on Limerick Racecourse at Greenmount, Patrickswell

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Let Happiness Fly
by Yan Yang


The world of children is always happy, the happiness in their hearts has no limits as they live a pure life. However we live a busy and restless city life, which is exactly the opposite. When I took this picture in November 2012, I had suddenly understood this feeling. The power...

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Travelers
by Pedro Luis Ajuriaguerra Saiz


Participants of Bilbao's Triathlon, competing to win the victory in Bilbao's race, flood the estuary with a sea of arms and legs. They look like fish traveling on their way to the mouth of the river.

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Race against the wind
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This picture was taken at rough windy conditions, on the Austrian Alps. It shows a high mountain skier who is enjoying a deep powder snow despite the windy weather conditions.

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Sprint through water
by Joel Marklund


The American Missy Franklin, the Italian Alice Mizzau and Bronte Barratt from Australia are competing in the final stage of Women's 4x200 meter freestyle relay during the FINA World Championships on August 6 2015 at Kazan Arena in Kazan, Russia.

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A tutti i costi
by Diego Barbieri


6th - 7th june 2015, Settimo torinese, TURIN, ITALY: the young rugby player Tommaso Nezi is at Trofeo della Torre, U6, U8, U10, U12 e U14 rugby tournament. Tommaso lost his Yellow shoe when a mate passed him the ball, but refused to stop and kept on running toward his try.

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Downstream
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This picture was taken at rough windy conditions, on the Austrian Alps. It shows a high mountain skier who is enjoying a deep powder snow despite the windy weather conditions.

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Water face
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Black Light Ice Climbing
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The shot shows the ice climber Rudolf Hauser while climbing the Thunnklamm glacier in Austria. I had to take this shot in complete darkness, just using the UV radiation, which gives the image such a wonderful effect.

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Foot Touch
by David Wirawan


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Wrestling Arena in Dakar, Senegal
by Christian Bobst


A tournament in the Adrien Senghor arena in Dakar leans towards the end on March 28, 2015. Because it is too hot during the day, the competitions always take place in the evening and often last until midnight.

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Le vele di Saint Tropez
by Francesca Torracchi


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Wingsuit jump
by Sandro Casuzzi


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Escuela de baile
by Fulvio Bugani


Some young girls training for the classical ballet inside a dilapidated theater in Centro Havana. They started taking classes since they are 3 years old. Their dream is becoming a "prima ballerina" and get the possibility to join the prestigious National Ballet Company of Cuba, w...

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Ginnastica 02
by Diego Barbieri


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Ellie Cole
by Ian Macnicol


GLASGOW, SCOTLAND - JULY 19: Ellie Cole of Australia dives into the pool during Day Seven of The IPC Swimming World Championships at Tollcross Swimming Centre on July 19, 2015 in Glasgow, Scotland.

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