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26 May 2011

Selecting Team Brazil for WorldSkills London 2011

brazil_competitor_team.jpgBy Robert Knowles, SENAI

The Brazilian delegation which will compete at the 41st WorldSkills Competition in London, United Kingdom is beginning to take form. Starting Monday 23 May 2011, the national champions have been gathered in the Brazilian capital city of Brasilia for an important selection process. During this phase, all 28 Competitors will undergo simulated tests in order to reach the required technical marks in each of their respective skills.

Brazil should be competing for medals in 25 of the 46 skills listed under WorldSkills London 2011 - 21 of those in industrial trades and four in the service sector. The Brazilian delegation will undergo a second evaluation before embarking for London. Between 14-19 August all Competitors will meet in Sao Paulo to be tested again according to international evaluation criteria.