Team Philippines wins Top 10 spot in Olympics-style World Photographic Cup

Team Philippines World Photographic Cup
Sherwin Magsino and Donell Gumiran were the only Asian winners in the WPC 2021.

Team Philippines has won a Top 10 spot in the 2021 World Photographic Cup (WPC), the only Asian country to make it to the overall ranking announced from Rome, Italy.

Filipino photographers Donell Gumiran of Team Juan Makasining captained by Jophel Ybiosa and Sherwin Magsino won medals to push the country’s ranking into 9th place overall in the competition that celebrated the best of the best in professional photography worldwide.

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The two Filipinos, Donell Gumiran of Iloilo City and Sherwin Magsino of Marikina City, were among the 18 medalists announced by the WPC on April 20, 2021, chosen from 60 finalists coming from 27 different nations and including the 38 Best of Nation awardees.

Dubai-based Donell Gumiran, a finalist in the World Photographic Cup 2020 edition, won the Silver Medal in the Reportage category.

Sherwin Magsino nabbed the Best of Nation and the Bronze Medal in the Nature category.

The Top 10 medalists of the World Photographic Cup 2021 are:

  1. Australia
  2. Brazil
  3. Canada
  4. Spain
  5. Russia
  6. Finland
  7. U.S.
  8. Greece
  9. Philippines
  10. Poland

SEND CONGRATULATIONS to Team Philippines for winning a spot in the Top 10 of the Olympics-style World Photographic Cup!

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