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World Cup Testing Championship 2016: Lorenzo Sordini stops in the semifinals

World Cup Testing Championship 2016: Lorenzo Sordini stops in the semifinals
07 April 2016

In this competition the skills of each  Champion are put into play in  terms of speed, skill and accuracy in distinguishing the differences among the presented Specialty Coffees. Each Barista will use his olfactory and gustatory capacity and will be guided by his own experience in order to identify in the shortest possible time the ‘anomalous cup' among those submitted.

Lorenzo Sordini, Italian Champion of Cup Testing 2016, after an excellent opening day, has stood in the semi-finals, ranking 16th in the overall standings, and he said: "I am very pleased with the result. It was an incredible opportunity for me, very new in this industry, to see the work of true professionals. It gave me the charge to start working in order to close the gap and make a better result next year".


the finalists:

1st place: Gabriel Céspedes, Costa Rica

2nd place:  Boris Ortner, Austria

3rd place:  Seong Jun, South Korea

4th place:  Mateusz Petlinski, Germany

5th place:  Patricia Birungi, Uganda

6th place:  Viktoria Sharkova, Russia

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