1996 Photo Contest, Sports, Stories, 2nd prize
Photographer

Stephen Dupont

Independent Photographers Group

01 January, 1995

Wrestlers cling to each other in utter exhaustion. Oil wrestling is a popular sport in Turkey. In order to make it extremely difficult for their opponents to get a grip and bring them down, the wrestlers are covered in olive oil.

About the photographer

Stephen Dupont

Stephen Dupont (Sydney, Australia, 1967) is a self-taught photojournalist and documentary filmmaker. He is based in Australia and regularly works on assignments for Time, Newswee...

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