Best of Digital: Silver to New York Times for Usain Bolt race breakdown

The New York Times has won Silver for its composite panorama breaking down the 100m race final won by Usain Bolt at the Rio Olympics.

Category: Special events: 2016 Summer Olympic Games
Title: Usain Bolt
Link: https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2016/08/15/sports/olympics/usain-bolt-mens-100-meters-final.html

Comments: “We’ve seen a lot of panoramics and this is a good example of how to do it well, and the reporting is outstanding. To take something that happens in 9 seconds and turn it into this is fascinating and it freezes time. It works because the race is short, not 200m. It’s perfect, precise.”

About Stephen Komives

is Executive Director of the Society for News Design.

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