Fifth round of the zenith Photo Award Libya Uncharted

Dust, sweat and sea salt

Libyan photographers show all facets of sport in their country. With their lenses they followed young athletes during training and document the atmosphere at competitions.
An entry from the fifth round of the Libya Uncharted photo award
Horseback riding is one of the oldest sports in Libya.Photograph: Abdullah Abujazia
An entry from the fifth round of the Libya Uncharted photo award
Sport is an integral part of Libyan culture.Photograph: Abdullah Abujazia
An entry from the fifth round of the Libya Uncharted photo award
Libyan tradition - A rider on the back of his decorated horse. Photograph: Mustafa Alojiley
An entry from the fifth round of the Libya Uncharted photo award
A free diver between the waves - In recent years, water sports have become increasingly popular in Libya.Photograph: Amin Elamri
An entry from the fifth round of the Libya Uncharted photo award
Jet skiing is a trend among young people. During summer time, Libyan beaches are full of athletes. Photograph: Abdullah Abujazia
An entry from the fifth round of the Libya Uncharted photo award
One of the necessary warm-up exercises for Taekwondo training. Flexibility is one of the basics of this sport.Photograph: Adam Al Ameri
An entry from the fifth round of the Libya Uncharted photo award
Football is one of the most popular sports in Libya.Photograph: Abdullah Abujazia
By: 
Florian Guckelsberger
Photographies by: 
zenith Photo Awards participants