The users of social networks have defined the winners of photo contest “The Deaflympic selfie” dedicated to the XVIII Winter Deaflympics.
The Organizing Committee of the Games has received photo works from 10 country regions: Orenburg, Ivanovo, Kursk, Rostov-on-Don, Saratov, Novosibirsk and Novgorod regions, Tatarstan and Tyva republics and Khanty-Mansiysk Autonomous Okrug.
During 10 days active internet users were voting for photos they liked. Among 40 photos taking part in the contest the biggest number of votes was received by selfie from Novosibirsk.
On the first day of voting the heart formed by volunteers of Novosibirsk State Technological University got more than 1 hundred likes. The total number of votes received by this photo in social networks vk.com, odnoklassniki.ru and facebook.com is 2056, this is twice more that the number of votes for the photo that got second position.
The second place, according to the opinion of internet users, goes to the photo of Oxana Minaeva from Izluchinsk. The participant made a photo collage with a sign language phrase «Go, Russia! Good luck!»
The third place was given to school girls from Izluchinsk showing a sign language phrase «We are fans of Russian Deaflympic team».
The winners of the contest will get special memorable prizes from the organizing committee of the Games. All the participants will get electronic diplomas of participation.
It is to be reminded that the photo contest included 2 stages. First the participants were sending their works to the organizing committee. The second stage started on March’15. The best works were published in social networks vk.com, odnoklassniki.ru and facebook.com, internet users were able to like any photo they prefered.