The WorldSkills 2019 took place in Kazan, Russia from 23 - 27 August 2019. A total of 1500 participants from 77 nations took part in the competitions in 50 professional fields. Switzerland travelled to Kazan with 41 young talents and achieved a total of 16 medals and 13 diplomas of excellence. In the overall ranking, Switzerland took third place at this year's WorldSkills.
RUAG is very proud that the two RUAG participants are among this year's winners and have thus made an important contribution to the success of the Swiss national team. Lukas Muth won the silver medal in the polymechanics CNC turning competition with an outstanding performance. Simon Herzog received a diploma in the construction and building technology competition and one of 13 excellence diplomas in his category due to his outstanding work.
Adrian Heer, Head of Vocational Training at RUAG, is extremely pleased: "The WorldSkills is a unique experience for participants, families and employers, which is why I am all the more pleased that we have achieved such good results. The training of young talents is very important to RUAG, as we have once again demonstrated this year. I congratulate Lukas and Simon on their success and hope they celebrate their success extensively".
RUAG congratulates Lukas Muth and Simon Herzog on their outstanding achievements and is very proud that these two professional talents are part of RUAG.