Teams tackle cyber security challenge for first time at 2019 WorldSkills Competition in Kazan

Students Jerome Lim, 20, and Vanessa Kow, 19, will represent Singapore at the international WorldSkills competition, dubbed the "Olympics of Skills", held in Kazan, Russia. They will compete in the cooking and beauty therapy categories respectively.
Mr Ravern Koh Chan Hong (left) is pairing up with Mr Devesh Logendran to compete in the field of cyber security at the 45th WorldSkills Competition held in Kazan, Russia, starting from Aug 22, 2019.
Mr Ravern Koh Chan Hong (left) is pairing up with Mr Devesh Logendran to compete in the field of cyber security at the 45th WorldSkills Competition held in Kazan, Russia, starting from Aug 22, 2019.ST PHOTO: JASON QUAH

SINGAPORE - At just 19 years old, Mr Ravern Koh Chan Hong has built multiple mobile apps and websites, and even founded a software development start-up that is doing well enough for him to consider delaying university education - or not go at all - to run it full-time.

Later this month, he will fly the Singapore flag high at the 45th WorldSkills Competition held in Kazan, Russia, from Aug 22 to 27.

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