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Canberra Grammar (Australia) win 2018 KLQ World Final

Many congratulations to the team from Canberra Grammar (Australia) on winning the 2018 KLQ World Final.

Canberra Grammar, winners of the 2018 KLQ World FinalCanberra Grammar School, winners of the 2018 KLQ World Final

The World Final was held on Wednesday 4th July at 12:30 p.m. at St Kentigern Boys' School, Remuera, Auckland, New Zealand.

After a nail-biting final round the team from Australia emerged victorious, with teams from Raffles Girls' School Secondary (Singapore, second place) and Oxford High School (UK, third place) snapping at their heels.

The event was streamed over the Internet and was enjoyed live across the world. More than 20 countries and over 2800 people viewed the live stream.

The following teams took part (in alphabetical order by country): 

  • Canberra Grammar School (Australia)
  • Lee Academy, Hamilton (Canada)
  • Hong Kong Home School (Hong Kong)
  • Binus Bekasi (Indonesia)
  • Belmont Intermediate (New Zealand)
  • Raffles Girls' Secondary (Singapore)
  • Manor Gardens (South Africa)
  • Oxford High School (UK)
  • Longfellow Middle School, Virginia (USA)

This is the first time that Australia have won the World Final.

The 2019 Kids' Lit Quiz World Final will be held in Singapore.

Information about other KLQ World Finals can be found on our World Final page.

The 2018 World Final in Full Swing

The 2018 World Final in full swing