UK medals at WorldSkills
Daryl Head and Andrew Gault have won silver and bronze respectively at WorldSkills Abu Dhabi 2017.
Nationwide Accident Repair Services employee, Daryl, who trains with Thatcham academy, took the silver in the Car Painting category. Meanwhile, Andrew of Glenn Allen Car Body Repairs and trained by Riverpark Training secured bronze in Autobody Repair competition.
WorldSkills Abu Dhabi 2017 was the 44th WorldSkills Competition which saw competitors from nearly 60 member countries and regions will take part. The event saw 51 skill competitions from six skills sectors take place.
Automotive category medal winners:
Gold: Shanwei Yang, China
Silver: Heiko Zumbrunn, Switzerland
Bronze: Andrew Gault, United Kingdom
Gold: Yingcheng Jiang, China
Silver: Daryl Head, United Kingdom
Bronze: Maurus von Holzen, Switzerland
Bronze: Jonas Heinze, Germany
Bronze: Enzo Barragato, France
Gold: Min-Heng Chen, Chinese Taipei
Silver: Wenhao Yang, China
Bronze: Yuya Shimohara, Japan
Bronze: Muhammad Asyraff Yusni, Malaysia