15 June 2012
12th National skills competitions of Iran
By Technical and Vocational Training Organization of Iran
The 12th National skill competitions of Iran were held in Tehran and Karaj from 18-21 February in 26 skill areas. These competitions are usually held in three stages every year, starting at the provincial level then the county level and finally the whole country. Leading up to the 12th competitions, there were 16,388 applications to compete at the province stage from which 3,398 were accepted. At the county stage 491 competitors were chosen and finally these chosen ones participated in the full country final competition. The distinguished excellent ones were awarded 33 Gold medals, 25 Silver medals, 32 Bronze medals and 105 honourable diploma. The highest achieving medallists will be made ready to take part in WorldSkills Leipzig 2013 in Germany, next July.