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Best photographs of 2018 to be recognised at IAAF Athletics Awards

AppareilPhotoThe IAAF will present an award for the best athletics photograph of the year at this year’s IAAF Athletics Awards 2018 on Tuesday 4 December.

Any professional photographer who has been officially accredited at an athletics event in 2018 can take part. Photographers are requested to submit one photograph by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., and include a caption, the date the photograph was taken and the image's technical information.

Entries should be no larger than 5MB and must be received by midday Monaco time on Wednesday 31 October.

A panel of experts will judge the photos and will select the top 25 entries. The shortlisted images will also form part of a photography exhibition which will be held alongside the IAAF Athletics Awards between 1 and 5 December in Monaco.

The panel will select the top three images from the shortlist. The finalists will be informed of their selection by 15 November and invited to the IAAF Athletics Awards in Monaco on 4 December. The winner will be announced live on stage at the IAAF Athletics Awards.