Within four days, about 1,300 contestants from 60 countries and member regions of WorldSkills demonstrated their abilities in 51 categories. 23 contestants took part in the competence of Refrigeration And Air Conditioning.
Vadim Polyakov (Russia), Seungwoo Chae (Korea) won gold medals in the competence of Refrigeration And Air Conditioning, bronze went to Zhiqing Wu (China). The winners were awarded medals at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Center.
The contestants passed the skills testing using a series of standalone modules. These tests included knowledge of the equipment, soldering, adjustment, installation, troubleshooting, component replacement and commissioning of refrigeration equipment.