2012 Photo Contest

World Press Photo of the Year Samuel Aranda

World Aquatics Championships by Adam Pretty

Lucha libre at La Loba by Tomasz Gudzowaty

Hanging in Iran by Ebrahim Noroozi

Saving the desperate 'bride' by Li Yang

Afghanistan by David Goldman

View the entire collection of winning images from the 55th World Press Photo contest. They were selected from 101,254 photos made by 5,247 photographers from 124 different countries.

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