22 - 27 August 2019

Flag Relay

After making its way from Abu Dhabi (UAE) to Sochi (Russia), the WorldSkills Flag continues its journey towards the 45th WorldSkills Competition 2019 in Kazan.

International leg: 20 countries
Russian leg: 24 federal subjects
Tatarstan leg: 45 municipalities

The WorldSkills Flag flew to the International Space Station on board the Soyuz MS-07 spaceship, launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome. Anton Shkaplerov, Russian cosmonaut from the GCTC, Norishige Kanai, JAXA astronaut from Japan, and Scott David Tingle, NASA astronaut from the USA, delivered the WorldSkills flag to the ISS.