Alexandra Conunova and Vladyslava Luchenko were the highest placed prizewinners at the Tibor Varga International Violin Competition in Martigny, Switzerland. The jury at the 43rd edition of the contest chose not to award a first prize. Conunova, 22, from Moldova, and Luchenko, also 22, from Ukraine, shared second prize, each winning CHF5,000 (£3,000). Third prize went to Stefan Tarara, 24, from Germany.