From an opening field of 51 national champions from all 6 habitable continents, these 6 competitors have emerged as your 2013 World Barista Championship Finalists. They’ll compete for the world championship on Sunday, May 25th beginning at 11:45AM UTC+10 – convert this to your local time here. 

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1. 11:45 William Hernandez, Viva Espresso, El Salvador – @VivaEspresso1

2. 12:25 Nick Clark, Flight Coffee, New Zealand – @flightcoffee @nickroydclark

3. 1:05 Francesco Sanapo, Italy – @sanapofrancesco

4. 1:45 Colin Harmon, 3FE, Ireland – @dublinbarista @3FE

5. 2:25 Pete Licata, Parisi Coffee, USA – @petelicata @parisicoffee

6. 3:05 Matthew Perger, St. Ali, Australia – @mattperger @st_ali


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