- Angelos Zymaras
- My Story
- I'm a Professional photographer with more than twenty-five years of experience and the past twelve years as a sports specialist.
I have covered most of the major sports events : 16 World and European athletics championship, the Summer Olympic Games London 2012 and Rio 2016.
The Olympic Winter Games Sochi 2014 and Pyeongchang 2018 plus numerous other international competitions such as The Arab Games / Asian Games / European Games and the Diamond League Series of Athletics.
I was born in Greece and in 1986 went to London where I ‘ve spent fifteen years in and four years travelling around the world working as a social documentary photographer for editorials.
Hold a B.Tech photography & Design Diploma and speak fluently Greek and English.
Founded Foto Gallery – Camden Lock London UK (Social Documentary) 1994-2000
Founded Stereosis Photography – Thessaloniki Greece (School of Photography) 2001-Today
Founded az sports images – Thessaloniki Greece | Sports Photography Agency 2009-Today
Today, I ‘m established in Thessaloniki expanding my work as chief photographer for azsportsimages, and also work with LOC , institutions and federations as a photo manager.
Member of MOMus – THESSALONIKI MUSEUM OF PHOTOGRAPHY
SUPERVISORY COMMITTEE 2019
- Photo Management
- Working closely with sponsors, federations and Local Organising Committees on all issues related to photography and managing photographers on a media environment.
Photo Cluster Manager in 2015 Incheon Asian Games (Athletics / Soccer / Archery and Fencing)
Venue Photo Manager for the Qatar 2015 Men’s Handball World Championships
Photo Manager IAAF Diamond League Doha 2015 & 2016
Photo Supervisor for the 2016 FIS FreestyleSki / Snowboard WorldCup, Bokwang Phoenix Park. S.Korea
Photo Services Manager for the UCI Road World Championships, DOHA 2016
Photo Operations Manager for The 5th Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games, Ashgabat, Turkmenistan 2017
Venue Photo Manager of Freestyle Skiing / Snowboard competition of Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games
Photo Operation Manager of ANOC World Beach Games – Doha 2019
- 2020. Youth Olympic Games Lausanne2020 / Switzerland
2019. Anoc World Beach Games | Doha / Qatar
2019. IAAF World Championships | Doha / Qatar
2019. 2nd European Games | Minsk / Belarus
2019. 23rd Asian Athletics Championships | Doha / Qatar
2018. 48th FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Championships | Doha / Qatar
2018. European Athletics Championships | Berlin / Germany
2018. IAAF Indoor World Championships | Birmingham / U.K.
2018. Winter Olympics Games | PyeongChang / S.Korea
2017. 5th Asian Indoor & Martial Arts | Ashgabat / Turkmenistan
2017. IAAF World Championships | London / U.K.
2017. European Indoor Championships in Athletics | Belgrade / Serbia
2016. UCI Road World Championships | Doha / Qatar
2016. Olympic Games | Rio / Brasil
2016. European Athletics Championships | Amsterdam / The Netherlands
2016. FIS Freestyle Ski / Snowboard World Cup Bokwang | S.Korea.
2016. Doha Diamond League
2016. Rabat Diamond League | Morocco
2015. Men’s Handball World Championship | Doha / Qatar
2015. European Indoor Championships in Athletics | Prague / Czech Republic
2015. Doha Diamond League
2015. IAAF World Championships Beijing | Republic of China
2014. Winter Olympic Games | Sochi / Russia
2014. IAAF World Indoor Championships | Sopot / Poland
2014. European Championships in Athletics | Zurich / Swiss
2014. Asian Games | Incheon / S.Korea
2013. IAAF World Championships | Moscow | Russia
2013. IAAF Athlete of the year Gala | Monaco
2012. IAAF World Indoor Championships | Istanbul / Turkey
2012. Olympic Games | London / UK
2011. IAAF World Championships | Daegu / S.Korea
2011. IAAF Athlete of the year Gala | Monaco
2011. Arab Games | Doha / Qatar
2010. IAAF World Indoor Championships | Doha / Qatar
2009. IAAF World Championships | Berlin / Germany
- Laurel International Managment
Laurel Photo Services
World Athletics (Doha2019 Organising Committee)
ANOC (Association of National Olympic Committees)
Asian Athletics Association
Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games
PyeongChang 2018 Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games
UCI (Union Cycliste Internationale)
HOC (Hellenic Olympic Committee)
IHF (International Handball Federation)
Arla Protein Running team
Aegean Running team
WIND Running team
ATGM (International Marathon "ALEXANDER THE GREAT")