Lara Boschkor has won first prize in the Henryk Szeryng International Violin Competition in Toluca City, Mexico. The 13-year-old German, who is a student of Susanna Yoko Henkel at the University of Music and Dance, Cologne, received MXN350,000 (£18,000).

Second prize went to Igor Pikaysen, 25, from Russia. British violinist Jeanine Thorpe, 23, took third prize.

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