Silver 2017 / Editorial / sports

Pumping iron in Russia

  • Photographer
    Eduard Korniyenko
  • Prizes
    Silver in Editorial/sports

Participants regional championship on bodybuilding, fitness and body fitness in the city of Stavropol, South Russia, which took place in April 2016.

Born in Stavropol,Russia,in 1974,Eduard Korniyenko became a professional photographer in 2000. In 2002 he joined the Russian Union of Journalists.At present,Korniyenko is a full-time photo-correspondent for the regional newspaper Stavropol Pravda and a freelancer for the news agency REUTERS.Several international online news outlets have published Korniyenko's photographs.His work as a photojournalist has focused on developments in Northern Caucasus,which has experienced ethnic and intercultural conflict and political and economic instability.