2017 Photo Contest, Daily Life, Singles, 2nd prize

Sweat Makes Champions

Photographer

Wang Tiejun

15 July, 2016

Students of a gymnastics school in Xuzhou, China, do toe-pressure training for 30 minutes in the afternoon.

There are over 2,000 sports schools in China, which have produced 95 percent of the country’s Olympians. Training is intense, and in today’s China fewer parents are willing to let their children endure such grueling routines. Some schools have closed, while others are adjusting the way they work.

About

Wang Tiejun

He is the vice president and general secretary of Xuzhou Photographers Association and is a member of China Photographers Association. He has been studying and practicing the art...

Technical information

Shutter Speed
1/80
Focal length
35.0 mm
F-Stop
6.3
ISO
1600
Camera
Nikon D4S

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