Anastasiya Andryianava of Belarus in action during training at the 2022 Winter Olympics, Monday, Feb. 13, 2022, in Zhangjiakou, China.

Award of Excellence

Fei Maohua

Maohua Fei was born in Kunming, southwest of China, in 1974. He studied journalism at the Communication University of China from 1992-1996 and cut his journalism teeth at the Audio-Video Services of Xinhua News Agency as a television journalist. He was assigned to the African Head Office of Xinhua (based in Nairobi, Kenya) in 2003 as one of the first group of Xinhua television journalists based abroad. Inspired by the great nature of Kenya, he took a fancy to photography and has since become engrossed in the photographic world. Having finished his tenure at Kenya in early 2005, he returned to Beijing and moved to Photography Services of Xinhua. In July 2005.

[ SPORTS ACTION ] A single photograph that captures peak action of an individual or team sport. While Recreational & Traditional Sports is mostly for amateur settings, entries in this category should be from professional, semi-professional and school competitions. Each participant is allowed to enter up to 10 images. The images must be taken in 2022.

Judges for Sports Action
Jilson Tiu
Uma Bista
Takaaki Iwabu
Parisa Azadi
Nathan Tsui
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