‘Not just a competition for athletes’ – A look back at Joel Marklund’s best shots from Rio Olympics 2016
Nikon Europe Ambassador Joel Marklund is used to travelling around the world capturing the biggest sporting events. However, none are quite as exciting or challenging as the Olympic Games.
Of all those who followed the spectacular moments of Rio 2016, sports photographers who got to cover the event are arguably the ones who got to experience the best of it.
Dutch sports photographer Ronald Hoogendoorn: “The talented Dafne Schippers (NED) produced a breathtaking performance last year by winning gold in the 200 metres at the Beijing World Championship Athletics.
USA TODAY Staff Photographer Robert Hanashiro: “The Rio Games are my 14th Olympics for USA TODAY and in that time I have learned that you cannot survive and cannot
Markus Gilliar: “Equestrian is a quiet sport. No duels, no struggles. In the background you hear elevator-music. It’s a challenge to produce exciting photos, but sometimes you need