Here they all, the bold, the beautiful, your 2013 World Barista Championship Semi-Finalists! They’ll compete against one another on Saturday, May 25th beginning at 10:15AM UTC+10 – convert this to your local time here. Congratulations to all 12! Follow @SprudgeLive on Twitter tomorrow for our live play-by-play commentary from Melbourne. Livestream to the event is available here!
Original photogrpahy by Eileen P. Kenny for Sprudge.com.
5. 11:47 Jinkyu Kim, Core, South Korea
7. 12:33 Francesco Sanapo, Italy –
8. 12:56 Thanasis Nikolis, Tailor Made, Greece –
10. 1:42 Jose De La Pena, Cafe Casa, Guatemala
11. 2:05 John Gordon, Square Mile Coffee Roasters, United Kingdom –
12. 2:28 William Hernandez, Viva Espresso, El Salvador –