Mon, 29 Nov 2021

WMS Presidium Special Award

Xinhua
23 Nov 2021, 18:05 GMT+10

BEIJING, Nov. 23 (Xinhua) -- Results of the Winter Sports Photo contest have been announced at the fourth World Media Summit (WMS) in Beijing. The following are photos given the WMS Presidium Special Award.

Full Moon in Aconcagua

Fernanda Maciel runs in Cerro Aconcagua (6962 meters) in Mendoza, Argentina on Jan. 22, 2016. The Brazilian ultra-marathoner broke the record for speed of ascent to the highest mountain in the American continent. (Photo by Gustavo Cherro, Freelancer, Argentina)

Maria Hoefl-Riesch Competes in Women's Downhill

Germany's Maria Hoefl-Riesch competes in the women's alpine skiing downhill race at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, Feb. 12, 2014. (Photo by Ruben Sprich, Freelancer, Switzerland)

Junior & Master

Four-year-old Leacuma Nyangwe is taught in a novel way of getting used to speed down an internationally recognized Slalom slope at the Tiffindell Ski Resort on the Southern Drakensberg mountain range in South Africa on Aug. 17, 2019. (Photo by Johan Olivier, South Africa)

Team Pursuit Three Musketeers "Like a Body"

South Korean men's team races in the men's team pursuit final at the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympic Games at the Speed Skating Stadium Oval in South Korea, on Jan. 21, 2018. The men's team won silver in 3 minutes and 38.52 seconds, one second behind Norway (3 minutes and 37.32 seconds). (Photo by Heo kyung, News 1, South Korea)

Egypt's Ice Hockey Team Eyes Recognition

Ryan El-Farnawani, a member of Egypt Ice Hockey team "Anubis" attends a training session at Ice Skating Mall after returning to training amid the COVID-19 pandemic in Cairo, Egypt, Sept. 4, 2020. Athletes of Egypt's ice hockey team expect to compete internationally in the upcoming 2022 Beijing Winter Olympic Games. (Photo by Amr Abdallah Abdelfatah Afife Aly, Reuters in Egypt)

Athlete competes at the 12th National Winter Games of China

The referees watch the performance of an athlete during the competition of Nordic Combined at the 12th National Winter Games of China, at Beidahu Ski Area in Jilin City, northeast China's Jilin Province, Jan. 8, 2012. (Photo by Fei Maohua, Xinhua, China)

Dark Snow

Biathlon world championship is held in Kontiolahti, Finland in 2015. (Photo by Kirill Kudryavtsev, AFP)

Lonely Jumper

Mackenzie Boyd-Clowes of Canada jumps during the Men's Ski Jumping Normal Hill Individual Trail Round at Schattenberg in Oberstdorf, Germany, on Feb. 26, 2021. (Photo by Matthias Hangst, Getty Images, Germany)

Lyubov Morekhodova, 79, Goes Ice-skating on Lake Baikal in Irkutsk Region, Russia

Lyubov Morekhodova, 79, enjoys skating on the frozen Lake Baikal. As a former engineer, Morekhodova has been ice skating since childhood. Since her husband's death in 2011, Morekhodova has been living alone in Khaly, a remote small farmstead by Lake Baikal. (Photo by Natalia Fedosenko, TASS Russian News Agency, Russia)

BATTLE

Travis Hamonic of the New York Islanders is hit into the glass by Nick Bjugstad of the Florida Panthers during the first period at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Uniondale, New York, the United States, on April 1, 2014. (Photo by Bruce Bennett, Getty Images)

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