Microsoft Olympics Winners #MOSWC

We have all been following the Olympics but maybe you did not know that this week also hosted the Microsoft Olympics in Orlando, Florida to crown the Teenage World Champions of PowerPoint, Word and Excel.

 The best and brightest from around the world came together to compete.
They had 150 Microsoft Office Specialists competitors from 48 countries and 32 Adobe Certified Associate competitors.  Ages ranged from 13-23

In its 15th year, the 2016 MOS World Championship attracted more than 700.000 unique candidates from 120 countries who took an MOS certification exam to demonstrate their mastery of Microsoft Office products. Regional competitions were held worldwide and 150 student finalists from 48 countries competed in the final round of competition in Orlando, Florida.

MOS Certification is the only Microsoft recognized certification for Microsoft Office globally and serves as a powerful instrument for assessing student skills and preparing them for real world application.

Here are the winners:
Gold medal winners Georgi Boshev, of Bulgaria, from left, in Microsoft Word 2010, Ryan Catalfu, of Cary, NC, in PowerPoint 2013, Ka Hei Chao, of Macau, in PowerPoint 2010, Kuan Hou Lei, of Macau, in Microsoft Excel 2010, Lai Tin Ming, of Hong Kong, in Microsoft Word 2013, and Pak Hei Lee, of Hong Kong, in Microsoft Excel 2013, show off their first place trophies during the Certiport Microsoft Office Specialist World Championship.

Read more about the champions here

Next Year Certiport will be hosting the 2017 Microsoft Office Specialist World Championship in Anaheim, California.

Lets give a huge round of applause to the best and brightest from around the world! Congratulations to all the winners.

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