LAUSANNE: The AIPS Sport Media Awards has announced the shortlist for the Video Athlete Profile category.

The shortlist represents the second judging stage and is based on the preferences of the AIPS Executive Committee members.

Find out more about the judging stages here.

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Here are the selected works, in alphabetical order of country:


Mariano Amiune (Argentina), Aya: the first female swimmer to represent Gabon at the Olympics | Playing Fields – Olympic Channel

Terni Castro Veríssimo (Brazil), Vanderlei: Pernas, Cabeça e Coração (Vanderlei: Legs, Mind and Heart) – Brazilian Olympic Committee

Esteban Vargas (Colombia), The Chester dream – Caracol Television

Pierre Rateau (France), Until the last round – TV Tours

Laura Trust (Germany), Burnout einer Leistungssportlerin – ARD 

Dávid Szabó (Hungary), Gyula Rákosi – 70 years for Fradi – FradiMedia

Shail Desai (India), Kabir Rachure: The Mile Cruncher –

Mahardhika Utama (Indonesia), Olympic Golden Bride – CNN Indonesia

Monica Matano (Italy), Ritorno da Varenne – Rai

Mark Crysell (New Zealand), Knocked On – Television New Zealand

Tania Page (New Zealand), Mea Motu – TVNZ

Christian Pérez Acosta (Paraguay), La historia de Fredy Vera: “Había días que no desayunaba o no almorzaba o no cenaba” – Diario La Nación – Versus Paraguay

Andreia Figueiroa (Portugal), Against the tide – Sport TV

David Castro (Spain), Laia Sanz: Quien tiene la voluntad, tiene la fuerza – PLAYTheUNIT – Amazon Prime Video

Irene Ruiz (Spain), Resiliencia Kiskapusi – YouTube

Daniel Grefve (Sweden), Personen bakom “Domarjävlen” (The person behind the “F***ing referee”) – SVT 

Joseph Battaglia (USA), Bob Beamon: The Legacy Beyond The Leap – FloSports

William Moss (USA), Untitled: The Noah Lyles Project – NBC Sports