Neha Ganeriwal wins in the Independent Photographer category at the World Sports Photography Awards, sponsored by IMAGO

Berlin, Germany, 16.08.2023:
With over 800 images submitted, Neha Ganeriwa was chosen as the winner in the Independent Photographer category of the World Sports Photography Awards. Neha Ganeriwa convinced the jury with her picture "Boys Don't Cry", which perfectly captured the emotions surrounding the end of Roger Federer's career and his departure from professional sport. Second place went to Mrs. Evo (Jenny Evans) with the picture "Eyes of the Horse" and third place went to Donald Miralle with his picture "Eyes on the Prize".

01. Neha Ganeriwal_Boys dont cry1. Place: Boys Don't Cry by Neha Ganeriwa

02. _Q8A4291_ce0fe402-c136-4881-97a8-c5976a747f6a2. Place: Eyes of the Horse by Mrs. Evo (Jenny Evans)

03. DM5_0819 copy3. Place: Eyes on the Prize by Donald Miralle

Andrés Benedicto, IMAGO's Director of international partnerships and Sports Content, said:
“It was not an easy endeavour to find a winner due to the high standards. It is really gratifying to see that there are high-quality, independent photographers documenting sporting spectacles across the globe. Through their lens, history stands frozen in awe-inspiring frames. This reassures us that the industry is in good hands. We are very grateful for the hard work of all photographers in 2022. They’ve allowed us to explore the world through their camera lenses, unveiling unique perspectives.”

IMAGO is proud to be a partner of the World Sports Photography Awards and to support photographers and their work. The WSPAs are the only global awards for sports photography. Each year, they recognise the best sports images and sports photographers. A jury of industry experts selects the top images that show great moments, emotions, sporting achievements and successes.

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