Back, from left to right: Stefans Domatiotis, Greece; Colin Harmon, Ireland; Ana Lucia Lardizabel de Hawit, Honduras; Raul Rodas, Guatemala; Soren Stiller Markussen, Denmark; Fabrizio Sencion, Mexico; Yara Castanho, Brazil; Scottie Callaghan, Australia; Mike Phillips, United States; Alejandro Mendez, El Salvador; Thomas Schweiger, Germany; and Kyle Straw, Canada.
Semifinal round begins at 8:30 a.m. (London time), Friday, June 25.
Order of competition tomorrow (Friday, June 25):
OMG OMG OMG!!!!!!
Almost half of all the semifinalists were from latin american coffee producing countries…an unprecedented result and something to be extremely excited about! Special congrats to Raul for making it to the finals and getting so close…this is inspiring stuff!!!
Good look for all baristas !!! : ))
Go Yara & remember: Mum was from London!
Wow! Awesome! Five of the 12 from producing countries? Outstanding! And of course I’m sure Heather Perry is quite pleased to see her protege Ana Lucia from Honduras in the semis!
Wish I were there!