WorldSkills in Shanghai unfortunately had to be canceled due to the pandemic prevention and control measures in China.
Instead of WorldSkills in China’s largest city, a decentralized replacement format entitled “WorldSkills Competition 2022 Special Edition” was held between September and November 2022. Vocational championships for a total of 60 professions were spread across 15 countries. Switzerland hosted the largest number of competitions. It hosted 13 of the 60 championships. The venues were Aarau, Basel, Bern, Geneva, Lucerne and Montreux.
Video of the opening ceremony
Venue Richemont Craft School in Lucerne
The pâtisserie-confectionery and bakery competitions were held at the Richemont Craft School in Lucerne. Excitement, emotion and great performances – the championships were characterized by everything that makes them special.
Highlights of the competitions in Lucerne
A unique experience
A total of 29 competitors from 18 different countries in the pâtisserie-confectionery and bakery disciplines demonstrated their expertise, creativity and commitment when implementing their programs.
Juliana Thöny confidently won the gold medal in pâtisserie and confectionery discipline at her home game at the Richemont Craft School. Vera Stocker from Gunzwil secured the bronze medal in the bakery discipline.