The winners of the World Butchers Challenge have been announced, The Butcher Wolfpack of Germany taking first place, The Makani Australian Butcher Team second, and Hellers Sharp Blacks of New Zealand coming third.
"It's hard to describe this feeling. It's the end of a long, hard time training for this event. For us, it was so important to show the world our craft of butchery, and we did just that," said Dirk Freyberger, Team Captain of Germany.
At the same time, the World Champion Butcher Apprentice & Young Butcher competition took place. Gauthier Detres from Team France Boucherie took out the Young Butcher category, and Matt Tyquin from The Makani Australian Butcher Team was announced as the 2022 World Champion Butcher Apprentice.
An All Star Team was also named by the judges featuring the most elite of the 100 butchers at the competition:
- Simon Taylor (GB) - CAPTAIN
- Paul Hamilton (Ireland)
- Gianni Giardina (Italy)
- Christophe Ip Yan Fat (France)
- Michel Moser (Germany)
- Tom Bouchier (Australia)