The world has two new coffee champions, with Anthony Douglas of Australia winning the 2022 World Barista Championship and Shih Yuan Hsu (Sherry) of Taiwan winning the 2022 World Brewers Cup.
The winners were announced earlier today following their finals routines in front of an enthusiastic crowd gathered in Melbourne, Australia, alongside the Melbourne International Coffee Festival (MICE).
Each of the United States representatives in the competitions — U.S. Barista Champion Morgan Eckroth of Morgan Drinks Coffee and Elika Liftee of Onyx Coffee Lab — placed second, ahead of dozens of other national champions from all around the world.
Here are the final standings from the 2022 Melbourne World Coffee Championships:
2022 World Barista Championship
- Anthony Douglas, Australia
- Morgan Eckroth, United States
- Claire Wallace, United Kingdom
- Takayuki Ishitani, Japan
- Benjamin Put, Canada
- Patrik Rolf, Sweden
Below is the winning finals routine of new World Barista Champion Anthony Douglas. All of the recent World Coffee Championships presentations can be found here.