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The 12 countries competing for the Coupe du Monde de la Boulangerie in February

January 8, 2016
The 12 countries competing for the Coupe du Monde de la Boulangerie in February
Ana Rodríguez

Twelve teams are preparing for the grand final of the Coupe du Monde de la Boulangerie, which will take place in Europain from 5 to 9 February.

Nine of the countries where chosen from tour regional classifiers held in 2015: Turkey and Mauritius for the Africa Mediterranean zone; Canada and Brazil for the Americas zone; the Netherlands, France and Russia for the Europe zone; and finally China and South Korea for the Asia Pacific zone.

The other three countries completing the panel of candidates were the first 3 overall from the 2012 edition: Japan, the United States, and Taiwan.

Name of contestants by country and specialty:

       Baguette and Bread
       Viennoiserie
      Artistic Creation
Brazil Amarildo Duarte Antonio Carlos Cardoso Eduardo Beltrame
Canada Marcus Mariathas Alan Dumonceaux James Holehouse
China Zhenghai Zhang Zhiliang Xu Bin Zhou
South Korea Chang-Min Lee Jong-Ho Kim Yong-Joo Park
USA Nicholas Scott Giusto Jeffrey De Leon Jacob Baggenstos
France Cyrille Martin Déborah Ott Claude Casado
Mauritius Sabeer Hookoomally Ludovic Gopaul Santaram Maneeram
Japan Yoji Segawa Hisato Chayama Hiroyuki Chinen
Netherlands Peter Bienefelt Hiljo Hillebrand Niek Van Waarde
Russia Elena Ananina Anna Gribanova Vasilisa Ziatkovskaya
Taiwan Chung-Yu Hsieh Yu-Chih Chen Peng-Chieh Wang
Turkey Osman Gunduz Muhammer SimselI Sisalan Buke

 

In the junior category, “Young Bakery Hopefuls”, there are five candidates who were selected for the grand final:

Florian Raymond (Mauritius)
Elien De Herdt (Canada)
Raquel Lopez Van Beek (Spain)
Rianne Kuijntjes (The Netherlands)
John Reminis (Australia)