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Mexico holds first national competitions

25 August 2008

mexico_0.jpgThe very first national skills competitions in Mexico held on May 28-31 were a great success. The competitions, held in various venues in Mexico City, included a wide range of skills from Jewellery to Mechatronics and Electrical Wiring. Mrs. Genny Gongora, the Official Delegate (OD) to WorldSkills International (WSI) who has been the enthusiastic initiator of Mexico’s Membership in WSI, remarked that the competitions branded as “WorldSkills Mexico 2008” generated a lot of enthusiasm and publicity about skills training. 

 The very first national skills competitions in Mexico held on May 28-31 were a great success. The competitions, held in various venues in Mexico City, included a wide range of skills from Jewellery to Mechatronics and Electrical Wiring. 

Mrs. Genny Gongora, the Official Delegate (OD) to WorldSkills International (WSI) who has been the enthusiastic initiator of Mexico’s Membership in WSI, remarked that the competitions branded as “WorldSkills Mexico 2008” generated a lot of enthusiasm and publicity about skills training. 
 
Bernardo Cisneros, Director General of Vocational Training Centres, said he was pleased with the high quality of this first national competition.
 
 WSI Treasurer Laurent Thibault, along with OD Peter Spencer of WorldSkills New Zealand, and Chihab Sentissi OD of Morocco attended as international guests, and participated in the skills conference held in conjunction with the competitions.
 
Mr. Thibault helped present medals at the closing ceremonies and said he was delighted with Mexico’s plan to have a full team of 21 competitors at the 40th WorldSkills Competition in Calgary, Canada 2009.