Silver 2017 / Editorial / sports

Pumping iron in Russia

  • Prizes
    Silver in Editorial/sports
  • Photographer
    Eduard Korniyenko

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.