Today saw the 45th WorldSkills competition kick off in Kazan – and the UK's 37-strong squad was ready and raring to go.
Sam Everton, the Team UK's hope for cooking, preps potatoes with great care.
Christopher Caine – whose family (mum, dad, sister and grandparents) were out in full force in matching "Go Chris" T-shirts – starts his competition in joinery
WorldSkills 2019: Team UK
Phoebe McLavy (and her mannequin) in full swing at the hairdressing section.
Rebecca West treating a volunteer to a massage in beauty therapy.
Collette Gorvett serves customers tea and coffee at restaurant service.