FINA Swimming Marathon World Series in Eilat, Israel The first women who lead the open water swimming competition swim above Lionfish, which is one of the most poisonous fish species found in the Red Sea. Open water is a swimming competition for a distance of 10 km. Competitors are responsible for navigating their swim in the open sea

First Place

Gilad Kavalerchik

Gilad Kavalerchik is a photojournalist and sports photographer who specializes in extreme sports photography and underwater photography. Gilad started his photography career in 2001 as a photographer for Yedioth Ahronoth newspaper as photographed for the sports and supplements news sections.In 2005 he started work as a photo editor(for the news) in Yedioth Ahronoth and was one of the founders of the Calcalist newspaper (economic newspaper). After becoming a freelance photographer in 2009, he continued to focus on his great love of sports photography and in particular water sports photography while using the extensive knowledge he acquired over the years in Documentary, news and studio photography which is reflected in the creation of fascinating photographic series with an emphasis on composition, aesthetics and precise lighting which earned him 14 local testimonial wins as well as 6 international competitions

[ 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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