World Skills win

Three technicians awarded medals at the O2 Arena

Published:  10 October, 2011

The world's largest international skills competition took place in London last week and concluded at a closing ceremony at the O2 Arena

Among the winners in Team UK were three young technicians: Ross Varnam of Parkers Accident Repair Centre in Leicester took home a silver medal in Autobody Repair, John Couldridge (pictured here) of Glyn Hopkin Honda in Southend-on-Sea walked away with a bronze medal in Automobile Technology and Ben Eaton of Sytner BMW Sheffield achieved a bronze medal in Car Painting.

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