February 2019 in National Coffee Competitions (Part 2): A Recap of New Champions from Around the Globe

February 2019 in National Coffee Competitions (Part 2): A Recap of New Champions from Around the Globe

Here is our recap of the winners of national coffee competitions from around the world in collaboration with World Coffee Events (WCE) for the second half of February 2019. These dedicated coffee competitors have earned the right to represent their country in coffee competitions at the international level. For more information on upcoming world championships and the athletes who will be participating, visit the WCE website at https://www.worldcoffeeevents.org.

 

Ireland

Barista Championship: February 26, 2019

National Champion: Wojciech Tysler
Licensed National Body: SCA Ireland

Latte Art: February 26, 2019

National Champion: Renata Khedun
Licensed National Body: SCA Ireland


Canada

Latte Art Championship: February 24, 2019

National Champion: Vivian So
Licensed National Body: SCA Canada

Coffee in Good Spirits: February 24, 2019

National Champion: Graham Hayes
Licensed National Body: SCA Canada


Norway

National Championships: February 23, 2019

National Champions (Left to Right): 

Brewers: Erlend Wessel-Berg

Barista: Adrian Berg 

Roasting: Simo Kristidhi 

Cup Tasting: Ludvik Bonna Hopstock 

Licensed National Body: Marit Lynes


Indonesia

National Championships: February 22, 2019

National Champions (Left to Right): 

Cup Tasters: Rahmat Fatrianto

Barista: Mikael Jasin

Latte Art: Restu Sadam Hasan

Brewers Cup: Muhammad Fakhri

Licensed National Body: Specialty Coffee Association of Indonesia


Guatemala

Barista Championship: February 22, 2019

National Champion: David Solano
Licensed National Body: ECEG

Cup Tasters: February 22, 2019

National Champion: Dulce Barrera
Licensed National Body: ECEG


Iceland

Barista Championship: February 22, 2019

National Champion: Viktor Örn Ellingsson
Licensed National Body:  Njáll Björgvinsson

Brewers Cup: February 22, 2019

National Champion: Paulina Ewa Bernaciak
Licensed National Body:  Njáll Björgvinsson


Mexico

Latte Art: February 21, 2019

National Champion: Cristian Ponce Mancilla
Licensed National Body: Asociación Mexicana de Cafés y Café


South Africa

Barista Championship: February 21, 2019

National Champion: Harry Mole
Licensed National Body: Specialty Coffee Association of Southern Africa

Latte Art: February 21, 2019

National Champion:  Christopher Abrahams
Licensed National Body: Specialty Coffee Association of Southern Africa

Cup Tasters: February 21, 2019

National Champion:  Thabang Maluleka
Licensed National Body: Specialty Coffee Association of Southern Africa


Taiwan

Brewers Cup: February 20, 2019

National Champion: Hsu Shih Yuan
Licensed National Body: Taiwan Coffee Association


Japan

Latte Art: February 19, 2019

National Champion:  Hiroki Ito
Licensed National Body: Specialty Coffee Association of Japan


India

Barista Championship: February 16, 2019

National Champion: Santhosh B
Licensed National Body: Coffee Board of India


Czech Republic

Barista Championship: February 16, 2019

National Champion: Zdeněk Hýbl
Licensed National Body: Spolek výběrové kávy, z.s.

Brewers Cup: February 16, 2019

National Champion: Jaromír Brabec
Licensed National Body: Spolek výběrové kávy, z.s.


Are you a licensed WCE National Body representative? Don’t forget to submit your post-event reports to be featured in our monthly recaps: https://www.worldcoffeeevents.org/national-body-forms/