Indian team celebrates victory at 45th WorldSkills event in Russia.
By Namita Tewari :
THE Indian team, which participated at the 45th WorldSkills competition
held here, has significantly improved its performance by winning one
gold, one silver and two bronze medals.
In 2017, the Indian team had won one silver, one bronze and nine
medallions of excellence.
The winners were announced at a glittering closing ceremony on Tuesday
that featured music, dance and fireworks at the 45th WorldSkills 2019
competition here in the capital of Tatarstan.
The ceremony was also attended by Russian President Vladimir Putin. S
Aswatha Narayana, 25, won the gold medal in water technology. Pranav
Nutalapati, 17, won silver medal in web technologies, the WorldSkill
organisers said. Sanjoy Pramanik, 21, from West Bengal and Shweta
Ratanpura, 22, from Maharastra both won bronze medals in jewellery and
graphic design technology respectively, they said.
More than 1,350 Competitors from 63 countries and regions competed to
win prestigious medals in 56 skills areas. China led the final medal
table with 16 golds. Russia took 14 golds, and Korea seven.
team, the sixth largest contingent at the WorldSkills stole hearts with a
performance that brought alive the rich diversity and beauty of the
vast country. India first participated at the WorldSkills event in 2007.
The team participated in 44 skills including mobile robotics, prototype
modelling, hairdressing, baking, confectionary & patisserie,
welding, brick laying, car painting and floristry.