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In pictures: 2022 Women in Sport Photo Action Awards

Netball, AFLW and athletics have shone as the winners of the 2022 Women in Sport Photo Action Awards were announced.

June 3, 2022
By News.net
3 June 2022

After another outstanding year in female sport across Australia, the winners have been announced in the Women in Sport Photo Action Awards.

Matt King’s “Lightning Strike” capture of Cara Koenen in action for the Sunshine Coast Lightning has taken out the top prize in the professional category.

David Layden’s “Strength and Determination” shot of Brisbane FC’s Belle Dawes has captured the crown in the amateur category. And in the inaugural Emerging category, Ryan Jones’ shot “Launch Control” of Pole Vaulter Nina Kennedy took the prize.

Check out a range of the best women’s sports photos in the country over the past 12 months below.

Professional winner ‘Lightning Strike’ by Matt King. Courtesy of Women Sport Australia and #WISPAA.
Amateur Winner ‘Strength vs Determination’ by David Layden. Courtesy of Women Sport Australia and #WISPAA.
Emerging Winner ‘Launch Control’ by Ryan Jones. Courtesy of Women Sport Australia and #WISPAA.
Professional runner-up ‘Jamie Kah’ by Scott Barbour. Courtesy of Women Sport Australia and #WISPAA.
Professional runner-up ‘Mine’ by Daniel Pockett. Courtesy of Women Sport Australia and #WISPAA.
Amateur runner-up ‘Living on the edge’ by Malcolm Trees. Courtesy of Women Sport Australia and #WISPAA.
Amateur runner-up ‘Oh no you don’t’ by Nick Bamber. Courtesy of Women Sport Australia and #WISPAA.
‘A flare for winning’ by Stef Hanson. Courtesy of Women Sport Australia and #WISPAA.
‘A hairy tackle’ by Dylan Burns. Courtesy of Women Sport Australia and #WISPAA.
‘All star Yeehaw’ by Mark Kolbe. Courtesy of Women Sport Australia and #WISPAA.
‘Determination’ by Quinn Rooney. Courtesy of Women Sport Australia and #WISPAA.
‘Diving catch’ by Robert Cianflone. Courtesy of Women Sport Australia and #WISPAA.
‘Finger tip pitching’ by Ryan Schembri. Courtesy of Women Sport Australia and #WISPAA.
‘It’s not over’ by Matt King. Courtesy of Women Sport Australia and #WISPAA.
‘Jumping shadows’ by Robert Cianflone. Courtesy of Women Sport Australia and #WISPAA.
‘Two wheel royalty’ by Gavin Skene. Courtesy of Women Sport Australia and #WISPAA.
‘Mine’ by Johan Schmidt. Courtesy of Women Sport Australia and #WISPAA.
‘Howzat’ by Tarrant Yelds. Courtesy of Women Sport Australia and #WISPAA.
‘Emma Webb Charging Bells’ by Katey Shearer. Courtesy of Women Sport Australia and #WISPAA.
‘Breaking Through’ by Ryan Jones. Courtesy of Women Sport Australia and #WISPAA.

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