1997 Photo Contest, Sports, 3rd prize

Lucien Clergue

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01 January, 1996

At the arena, Cristina Sánchez deals a blow to the bullfight as a symbol of unbridled machismo. Having already killed 400 bulls in six years, she took her 'alternativa', the ceremonial fight which made her Spain's first fully-fledged female matador.

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Lucien Clergue

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