2020 Eyes of History: Still Contest: Sports Action

A picture that shows participation in a game or sports event. Peak-action pictures during competitive events should be included in this category.

First Place

Patrick Smith, Getty Images
Up: Apollinariia Panfilova and Dmitry Rylov of Russia perform in the Junior Pair Free Skate during Day 3 of the ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating at Herb Brooks Arena on Aug. 31, 2019 in Lake Placid, N.Y.

Second Place

Patrick Smith, Getty Images
Chile Pursuit: Team Chile competes in the Team Pursuit Women Qualification at the Velodrome of Villa Deportiva Nacional on Day 6 of the Lima 2019 Pan American Games on Aug. 1, 2019 in Lima, Peru.

Third Place

Al Drago, Independent
Hang on to your Mutton!: A girl hangs on to her sheep during a mutton busting competition, at the Iowa State Fair, in Des Moines, Iowa, on Aug, 18, 2019.

Award of Excellence

John McDonnell, The Washington Post
Missed!: Washington Nationals center fielder Victor Robles dives and misses a 3rd inning fly ball by Astros Yuli Gurriel during the Washington Nationals defeat of the Houston Astros 5-4 in game 1 of the World Series at Minute Maid Stadium in Houston, Texas.

Award of Excellence

Patrick Smith, Getty Images
Bend it: Priscilla Frederick of Antigua competes in Women's High Jump Final on Day 13 of Lima 2019 Pan American Games at Athletics Stadium of Villa Deportiva Nacional on Aug. 8, 2019 in Lima, Peru.