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Russians win EuroSkills 2021 championship

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Russians win EuroSkills 2021 championship


27.09.2021

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The Russian national team has become the winner of the EuroSkills championship in professional skills, RIA Novosti reports. The team is leading in medal standings.

The continental championship started on September, 22 in Graz (Austria). The results of the tournament were summed up the day before, on September, 26. The Austrian team took the 2nd place.

Almost 60 people from 10 Russian regions took part in the competition. They competed in almost 50 competences, ranging from the construction to service industry.

The Russian team won 13 gold, six silver and eight bronze medals in basic competencies and was awarded five medallions for professionalism. In the presentation skills, the team members took four gold, two silver and two bronze medals.

About 400 young people under the age of 25 joined the tournament. The European Championship takes place every two years. It is hosted in turn by the countries of WorldSkills Europe. At the last tournament, which took place in 2018 in Budapest, the Russians topped the medal standing. At the WorldSkills World Championship, which was hosted by Kazan in 2019, the Russian team showed the 2nd result.

The next world championship is scheduled for 2022, it will be held in Shanghai. In 2023, Russia will host EuroSkills for the first time. 

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