Meet the 2016 World Barista Championship Competitors, Part 2

The 2016 National Barista Champions are headed for Ireland and the World Barista Championship, which begins on Wednesday

There will be 61 countries represented at the 2016 World Barista Championship (WBC) in Dublin, Ireland, starting Wednesday. Here, meet the champions from Japan through Zambia. We posted photos of the champions from  Austria through Italy on Monday, June 20.

Not in Ireland, but you want to watch this year’s exciting competition? Just tune into the Livestream! Remember, all times are Irish Standard Time (IST), which is UTC/GMT +1 hour.

First round of the 2016 WBC.
First round of the 2016 WBC.

 

YOSHIKAZU IWASE National Barista Champion of Japan
YOSHIKAZU IWASE
National Barista Champion of Japan
MARTIN SEVEN SHABAYA National Barista Champion of Kenya
MARTIN SEVEN SHABAYA
National Barista Champion of Kenya
JANIS PODINS National Barista Champion of Latvia
JANIS PODINS
National Barista Champion of Latvia
LAURYNAS ARIAUSKAS National Barista Champion of Lithuania
LAURYNAS ARIAUSKAS
National Barista Champion of Lithuania
KEITH KOAY National Barista Champion of Malaysia
KEITH KOAY
National Barista Champion of Malaysia
JULIETA VAZQUEZ RIVERA National Barista Champion of Mexico
JULIETA VAZQUEZ RIVERA
National Barista Champion of Mexico
LEX WENNEKER Netherlands
LEX WENNEKER
The Netherlands
SAM LOW New Zealand
SAM LOW
New Zealand
JORGE LUIS PARAMO National Barista Champion of Nicaragua
JORGE LUIS PARAMO
National Barista Champion of Nicaragua
LISE MARIE ROMO National Barista Champion of Norway
LISE MARIE ROMO
National Barista Champion of Norway
SILVESTRE DAN SAMONTE National Barista Champion of The Philippines
SILVESTRE DAN SAMONTE
National Barista Champion of The Philippines
AGNIESZKA ROJEWSKA National Barista Champion of Poland
AGNIESZKA ROJEWSKA
National Barista Champion of Poland
DAVIDE COELHO National Barista Champion of Portugal
DAVID COELHO
National Barista Champion of Portugal
DANIEL RIVERA National Barista Champion of Puerto Rico
DANIEL RIVERA
National Barista Champion of Puerto Rico
ANCA ARHIP National Barista Champion of Romania
ANCA ARHIP
National Barista Champion of Romania
SERGEYMITROFANOV National Barista Champion of Russia
SERGEY MITROFANOV
National Barista Champion of Russia
NENAD STOJANOVIC National Barista Champion of Serbia
NENAD STOJANOVIC
National Barista Champion of Serbia
REGINA TAY National Barista Champion of Singapore
REGINA TAY
National Barista Champion of Singapore
MARTIN KARABINOS National Barista Champion of Slovakia
MARTIN KARABINOS
National Barista Champion of Slovakia
WAYNE OBERHOLZER National Barista Champion of South Africa
WAYNE OBERHOLZER
National Barista Champion of South Africa
KIM SA HONG National Barista Champion of South Korea
KIM SA HONG
National Barista Champion of South Korea
PABLO CABALLERO National Barista Champion of Spain
PABLO CABALLERO
National Barista Champion of Spain
STEVE MOLONEY National Barista Champion of Sweden
STEVE MOLONEY
National Barista Champion of Sweden
MATHIEU THEIS National Barista Champion of Switzerland
MATHIEU THEIS
National Barista Champion of Switzerland
BERG WU National Barista Champion of Taiwan
BERG WU
National Barista Champion of Taiwan
EDDY PAN National Barista Champion of Thailand
EDDY PAN
National Barista Champion of Thailand
NISAN AGCA National Barista Champion of Turkey
NISAN AGCA
National Barista Champion of Turkey
DENNIS AGABA National Barista Champion of Uganda
DENNIS AGABA
National Barista Champion of Uganda
NATALKA OSTAPYUK National Barista Champion of Ukraine
NATALKA OSTAPYUK
National Barista Champion of Ukraine
LYNDON RECERA National Barista Champion of United Arab Emirates
LYNDON RECERA
National Barista Champion of United Arab Emirates
DAN FELLOWS National Barista Champion of U.K.
DAN FELLOWS
National Barista Champion of U.K.
LEM BUTLER National Barista Champion of U.S.A.
LEM BUTLER
National Barista Champion of U.S.A.
TRAN HAN National Barista Champion of Vietnam
TRAN HAN
National Barista Champion of Vietnam
BRIAN MUBANGA National Barista Champion of Zambia
BRIAN MUBANGA
National Barista Champion of Zambia

 

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