Silver 2017 / Editorial / sports

The Hug

  • Prizes
    Silver in Editorial-sports
  • Company
    FotoAquilina
  • Photographer
    Domenic Aquilina

Maltese professional boxer Steve Martin (left) and his opponent Italian boxer Roberto Mellone (right) gets entangled in a fighting “hug” in a professional boxing fight which took place in Malta in August of 2016 under the auspices of the Malta Boxing Association.

Born in 1957 in Senglea, Malta, I have been involved in the photojournalism sphere since my early twenties. I have covered twelve UEFA Champions League finals to date, plus numerous UEFA Champions League matches & other UEFA official matches. Accredited member of the Association Internationalle de la Presse Sportive (A.I.P.S), Institute of Maltese Journalists, The Malta Sportswriters Association and The Malta Institute of Professional PhUefa.Com Country Correspondent European Pressphoto Agency (EPA) Malta Stringer. The Malta Independent Sports (Maltese daily) Consultant/Chief Photographer