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Thuringians are best life-savers

The Local · 19 Sep 2010, 12:34

Published: 19 Sep 2010 12:34 GMT+02:00

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Around 350 voluntary first-aid workers from 18 different German Red Cross associations took part in the competition to test their life-saving skills.

The groups had qualified from regional competitions to take part in the finals, which consisted of twelve simulated accident situations. Judges awarded points.

Second place was claimed by the team from Apolda in Mainz-Bingen in the state of Rhineland-Palatinate, while third place was won by a group from Rhein-Neckar/Heidelberg in Baden-Württemberg.

The Sondershausen team were the defending champions of the competition, which the Red Cross has been running for 51 years.


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12:17 September 20, 2010 by moistvelvet
Just out of interest, if Thuringians are considered the best life savers in Germany then who exactly are considered the worst? They must know and so I would like to know which areas of the country to be especially careful in avoiding accidents and soliciting amateur first aid from whom who are considered crap.
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