Vietnam wins a bronze medal at World Skills Competition

Friday, 2017-10-20 09:56:34
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Tran Nguyen Ba Phuoc is the only Vietnamese medalist at the WSC 2017.
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NDO – Tran Nguyen Ba Phuoc from the Industrial University of Ho Chi Minh City brought home a solitary bronze medal for Vietnam in the occupation of IT software solutions, at the 44th World Skills Competition (WSC 2017) in the United Arab Emirates.

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This is the second consecutive time that Vietnam has secured a medal at the WSC arena. At the previous contest held in Sao Paulo, Brazil, two years ago, Vietnam also claimed a bronze thanks to Nguyen Duy Thanh in the same occupation.

Alongside Phuoc’s brilliance, five other Vietnamese competitors were awarded with medallions of excellence, including Nguyen Van Tuan (mechanical engineering design - CAD), Tong Tho Hoa (bricklaying), Chu Van Tuoi (electrical installations), Vu Hoang Trinh (Cooking) and Nguyen Tat Toai.

The WSC 2017 took place in Abu Dhabi from October 8 to 19, attracting nearly 1,300 competitors, from 58 countries and territories from across the globe, who battled it out for medals in 51 occupations, including 49 official occupations and two performance skills.

The next version of the competition will be hosted in Kazan, Russia, in 2019.