The Golden Touch

31 July 2012

Fechten 2012 bei den Olympischen Spielen in London.

Der Ägypter Alaaeldin Abouelkassem (oben) am 31. Juli beim Einzel Florettfechten der Männer in Aktion gegen Peter Joppich aus Deutschland. Abouelkassem gewann diese Runde und am Ende die Silbermedaille.

London, UK

Fencing at the London 2012 Olympics.

Alaaeldin Abouelkassem of Egypt (top) in action against Peter Joppich of Germany during the men’s foil individual match. Abouelkassem won the bout and went on to take a silver medal.

Esgrima en los Juegos Olímpicos de Londres, 2012.

Alaaeldin Abouelkassem de Egipto en acción contra Peter Joppich de Alemania, durante la final individual masculina del 31 de julio. Abouelkassem ganó el combate y obtuvo así la medalla de plata.

Escrime aux Jeux olympiques londoniens 2012.

L’Égyptien Alaaeldin Abouelkassem (de dos) en action contre l’Allemand Peter Joppich lors de l’épreuve de fleuret individuel hommes, le 31 juillet. Abouelkassem gagne le combat et finit par remporter la médaille d’argent. Abouelkassem célèbre sa victoire sur Joppich.

Schermen op de Zomerspelen van Londen 2012.

Alaaeldin Abouelkassem uit Egypte (boven) in actie tegen Peter Joppich uit Duitsland, tijdens de wedstrijd floret voor mannen, op 31 juli. Abouelkassem won de partij en behaalde uiteindelijk zilver.

Location

London, United Kingdom

Technical information

Shutter speed: 1/1250 sec
ISO: 2000
F-Stop: 2.8
Focal Length: 95 mm
Camera: Canon EOS-1DX

Sergei Ilnitsky
Nationality:
Russia
About:
Sergei Ilnitsky is a staff photographer for European Pressphoto Agency (EPA) in Moscow since 2003. He was born in 1974 in the small town of Mariupol, Ukraine. His passion for photography started as a child. He attended the Academy of Arts and Culture in Siberia while freelancing for newspapers and advertising agencies. Upon graduation, he worked at the regional newspaper Kuznetsky Kray. In 1995, he began as a stringer for EPA assigned to the Siberian region of Russia.
Commissioner:
European Pressphoto Agency