Franck Robichon is epa's Regional Chief Photographer in Japan.
French photographer Franck Robichon moved to Japan in 1990 after he studied Japanese language and culture in Paris. After collaborating with local and international news publications, Franck started his working relationship with epa in Tokyo from 2004. Aside from his photo-journalistic work in Japan, he covers major sports events such as the Beijing Olympics, the 2010 FIFA World Cup, the Australian Tennis Open and several Formula One Grand Prix.
He was awarded in the Sports Action category at the World Press Photo 2008.