National Coffee Competitions: A Recap of New Champions from Around the Globe

National Coffee Competitions: 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 months of December 2017 and January 2018. 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.

Ukraine Cezve/Ibrik Championship: January 26, 2018

National Champions: Slava Babych
Licensed National Body: Specialty Coffee Association  – Ukraine Chapter

Russia Cezve/Ibrik Championship: January 21, 2018

National Champions: Marina Khyuppenen
Licensed National Body: Specialty Coffee Association  – Russia Chapter
Host: Saint Petersburg Barista Marathon 2018

Italy Barista, Brewers Cup, Cezve/Ibrik, Coffee in Good Spirits, Cup Tasters, Latte Art, and Roasting Championships: January 20, 2018

National Champions: Davide Cavaglieri (Barista), Alessandro Galtieri (Brewers Cup), Simone Cattani (Cezve/Ibrik), Dan Ioan Bacaintan (Coffee in Good Spirits), Helena Oliviero (Cup Tasters), Manuela Fensore (Latte Art), Emanuele Tomassi (Roasting)
Licensed National Body: Specialty Coffee Association  – Italy Chapter
Host: Sigep Rimini 2018

Greece Cezve/Ibrik & Cup Tasters Championships: January 19, 2018

National Champions: Anastasia Dimitriadou (Cezve/Ibrik),  Aimilios Kipriotis (Cup Tasters)
Licensed National Body: Specialty Coffee Association  – Greece Chapter

UAE Brewers Cup, Cezve/Ibrik Championship, Cup Tasters Championship: December 12, 2017

National Champions: Ibrahim H. Al Mallouhi (Brewers Cup), Edwar Andres Salinas (Cup Tasters), Sumit Shrestha (Cezve/Ibrik)
Licensed National Body: Specialty Coffee Association  – UAE Chapter
Host: Sial Middle East

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/