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Russia and Korea win refrigeration gold

Russia’s Aleksandr Leushin and Korea’s Ju-Hwan Go with the Gold Medals

RUSSIA: Korea has shared Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Gold with competition host country Russia at the WorldSkills competition in Kazan.

Russia’s Aleksandr Leushin and Korea’s Ju-Hwan Go won through against 26 other young refrigeration competitors from across the globe to take joint Gold Medals at this evening’s 45th WorldSkills Competition awards ceremony. Australia’s Patrick Brennan won the Bronze Medal.

The biennial competition, taking place at the Kazan Expo International Exhibition Centre, brought together more than 1,300 young professionals from 63 countries and regions to compete in 56 skills competition. 

In addition to the Gold and Bronze medals, 12 Medallions for Excellence were awarded to competitors who obtained 700 or more points.

The full list of points awarded in the Refrigeration and Air Conditioning competition:

Gold Medal

1. Aleksandr Leushin, Russia, 747
2. JuHwan Go, Korea, 745

Bronze Medal

3. Patrick Brennan, Australia, 739

Medallions for Excellence

4. Bing-Ru Wu, Chinese Taipei, 734
5. Andreas Keplinger, Austria, 729
6. Thomas Joubert, France, 728
7. Zihao Yang, China, 728
8. Warakorn Butjan, Thailand, 713
9. Ítalo Cruz, Brazil, 710
10. Chun Ming Kwok, Hong Kong, China, 709
11. Lukas Brenne, Germany, 704
12. Zachary Walsh, Canada, 702
13. Haziq Fauzi Abdul Jalil, Malaysia, 702
14. Francisco Campos, Portugal, 700
15. Orlando Rawlings, UK, 700

16. Rahul Jangra, India, 695
17. Leonido Lomoljo, Philippines, 691
18. David La Grange, South Africa, 689
19. Orley Alejandro Gomez Yali, Colombia, 685
20. Izan Barretto, Spain, 683
21. Misuzu Kitazawa, Japan, 680
22. Nguyen Van Hung, Vietnam, 680
23. Abdul Rahman Al-Aboudi, Oman, 677
24. Ammar Alzarooni, UAE, 675
25. Anass Tahiri, Morocco 670
26. Alexandr Minayev, Kazakhstan, 663
27. Andreas Shigwedha, Namibia, 654

Best of Nation

28. Mohammed Alazmi, Kuwait, 652

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