INTRODUCING THE WORLD BARISTA CHAMPION OF 2009…

Congratulations to the Barista Champion of the United Kingdom GWILYM DAVIES!!!!!!!

I’m so excited that I didn’t even hear how many points he had.

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2nd place: 619.5 points, Canada, Sammy Piccolo

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3rd place: 618.5 points, United States of America, Michael Phillips

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4th place: 572 points, Ireland, Colin Harmon

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5th place: 542 points, Korea, Lee Jong Hoon

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6th place: 535.5 points, Hungary, Attila Molnar

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Here is Gwilym upon hearing it announced that he won.

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Bravo to all our WBC Finalists. You’ve made us proud all over the globe. CHEERS!

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About the Author

Sarah

Sarah Allen is co-founder and editor of Barista Magazine, the international trade magazine for coffee professionals. A passionate advocate for baristas, quality, and the coffee community, Sarah has traveled widely to research stories, interact with readers, and present on a variety of topics affecting specialty coffee. She also loves animals, swimming, ice cream, and living in Portland, Oregon.