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WorldSkills Kazan, Russia 2019

WorldSkills Australia 2019 Skillaroos have achieved outstanding results in  Kazan, Russia

A team of 15 talented young Australian apprentices and tradespeople – known as the Skillaroos – recently made the journey to Kazan, Russia, to compete in the 45th WorldSkills International Championships. As one of 66 member countries, our Aussie competitors challenged other talented young people from across the world in their chosen skill.

The Australian Skillaroos team have come away with a silver, 3 bronze, a best of nation and a number of medals of excellence.  As a country, Australia placed 8th in the world overall, an achievement that comes as a direct result of Team Australia’s dedication and hard work.

Patrick Brennan, Maxine Colligan, Clinton Larkings and Patrick Keating were successful in winning medals.

Brigitte Collins WorldSkills Australia General Manager shared from Kazan, “we are all very impressed with the performance of the team, they showcased the power of excellence and demonstrated the strength of vocational education and training in Australia.  Now we look toward the WorldSkills Australia National Championship and the 46th WorldSkills International Competition in Shanghai.”