September 2018 in National Coffee Competitions: A Recap of New Champions from Around the Globe

September 2018 in 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 month of September 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.

Japan

Cup Tasters Championship: September 28, 2018

National Champion: Chikako Nitta
Licensed National Body: Specialty Coffee Association of Japan

Brewers Cup: August 28, 2018

National Champion: Chikako Nakai
Licensed National Body: Specialty Coffee Association of Japan

Barista Championship: September 26, 2018

National Champion: Tomoko Yamamoto
Licensed National Body: Specialty Coffee Association of Japan


Greece

Roasting Championship: September 28, 2018

National Champion: George Delichristos
Licensed National Body: SCA Greece


Peru

Barista Championship: September 28, 2018

National Champions: Anibal Kovaleff
Licensed National Body: Central de Café y Cacao


Denmark

Roasting Championship: September 28, 2018

National Champions: Nobuaki Matsui
Licensed National Body: SCA Denmark

Turkey

Cezve/Ibrik Championship: September 20, 2018

National Champions: Ece Bakirci
Licensed National Body: Okan Turfanda

Barista Championship: September 20, 2018

National Champions: Nisan Agca
Licensed National Body: Okan Turfanda

Brewers Cup: September 20, 2018

National Champions: Serkan Ipekli
Licensed National Body: Okan Turfanda

Roasting Championship: September 20, 2018

National Champions: Warrick Masfen
Licensed National Body: Okan Turfanda

Latte Art Championship: September 20, 2018

National Champions: Ozgur Ekinci
Licensed National Body: Okan Turfanda

Cup Tasters Championship: September 1, 2018

National Champions: Seckin Sinanoglu
Licensed National Body: Okan Turfanda


Korea

Coffee in Good Spirits Championship: September 11, 2018

National Champions: Minseo Kang
Licensed National Body: SCA Korea Chapter


UK

Coffee in Good Spirits Championship: September 7, 2018

National Champions: Dan Fellows
Licensed National Body: SCA UK


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/