WorldSkills 2013

International Competition WorldSkills 2013 - Leipzig, Germany, from 2nd to 7th of July.

Competition will be held for 42nd time. In it will compete, young people from 53 countries worldwide. It will bring together 1,100 young professionals and professional education students under the age of 22 years. They on the global stage will demonstrate their skills in 46 professions.

Latvia's participation in WorldSkills 2013 Leipzig, Germany

Profession Name, surname Institution
Robot machinery Daniels Stašūns  Rīgas Tehniskā koledža
Alens Zvilna
ICT (Information and Communication Technologies) Salvis Poišs Priekuļu un Jāņmuižas tehnikums
Cabinetmaking Erlens Brutāns Rīgas Amatniecības vidusskola
Decorating Edgars Cimbēns  Priekuļu un Jāņmuižas tehnikums
Visual merchandising/Window dressing Beatrise Dzērve  Liepājas Mākslas vidusskola
Hairdressing  Laura Salmiņa Rīgas Stila un modes profesionālā vidusskola
Cooking Aigars Sīlis Kuldīgas Tehnoloģiju un tūrisma profesionālā vidusskola

Statistics about the Latvian team in WorldSkills 2013

Visual Merchandising/Window Dressing 1 silver medal
  • silver medalist received also the title of "Best of Nation" for best country performance
  • in Switzerland took place WorldSkills champion forum where Beatrise Dzērve, WorldSkills 2013 silver medal winner, won the WorldSkills Ambassador title