World Cup Testing Championship 2016: Lorenzo Sordini stops in the semifinals
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".
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, Uganda6th place: Viktoria Sharkova, Russia