Historic Victory! UAE Awarded Double Gold at 14th Hyundai World Skill Olympics


Gold Medal Winners Awarded by Jay Chang , President & CEO Hyundai Motor Company

In a historic achievement, Juma Al Majid Co. LLC – Spare Parts & Services has clinched double gold at the 14th Hyundai World Skill Olympics (WSO), a globally acclaimed biennial competition showcasing the prowess of technicians within the Hyundai Service Networks. The event, held in Korea from October 2023, featured rigorous competitions in three categories: ICE (Internal Combustion Engine), EV (Eco-Friendly Vehicles), and CV (Commercial Vehicles). The UAE team exhibited unparalleled skill, securing gold medals in both the ICE and CV categories.

A total of 75 technicians from 56 countries faced intense challenges, including a Written test, a Virtual Reality (VR) Test, and five Practical Tests spread over two days. The gold medal triumph in not just one but two demanding categories reflects the exceptional training, preparation, and commitment demonstrated by the UAE team. This success, the first of its kind in the history of the competition, is a testament to the meticulous preparations and comprehensive training courses, as well as the unwavering determination exhibited by the participants.

left to right Jonathan Kim (HMC Aftersales GM), Charley Lee (HMC Aftersales GM), Suliman Al Zaben (JAM Co. – Director), Abdul Rahim Jabara (JAM Co – Director After Sales), Andrew Domingo – Gold Medal Winner in CV (Left image), Abdelrazek Elmelegi – Gold Medal Winner in ICE (Center image). Diab Abu Atieh – Service Engineer (Right image).

“This remarkable achievement underscores the commitment to excellence within Spare Parts & Services,” stated Abdul Rahim Jabara, Director – After Sales. “Our technicians have showcased the highest standards on a global stage, bringing honor to the UAE and Hyundai. This victory is a testament to our dedication to nurturing top-tier talent and setting new benchmarks in the automotive industry.”

This triumph in Korea solidifies Juma Al Majid Co. LLC – Spare Parts & Services position as a leader, showcasing the caliber of its technicians and the Group’s commitment to excellence on the international stage.

Juma Al Majid Co. – Spare Parts & Services Team Celebrating the Winners.