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10/5/2018 4:12:49 PM

Vietnamese students shine at int’l maths, science competition

According to the Hanoi Department of Education and Training, all 23 Vietnamese students taking part in the 15th International Mathematics and Science Olympiad (IMSO) brought home medals.

The delegation of Vietnamese students to the 15th International Mathematics and Science Olympiad (Source: hanoimoi.com) 

In details, the team reaped eight gold, 10 silver and five bronze medals, which was touted as the highest achievement the country has ever made in this international competition.

The four gold medals in mathematics this year went to Nguyen Dinh Kien from Hong Bang Secondary School, Hai Phong city (Kien was also awarded with Best Theory prize in maths), Tran Bao Duy from Hanoi’s Ngoi Sao Secondary School, Ngo Chi Kien and Trinh Anh Minh from Hanoi-Amsterdam High School for the Gifted .

The four gold medals in science belonged to Nguyen Nhat Minh and Phan Vu Nguyen Khai -- both from the Hanoi’s Ngoi Sao Secondary School, Dinh Pham Nguyen Hang from Hanoi-Amsterdam school, and Nghiem Xuan Son from Nguyen Truong To Secondary School.

IMSO was an annual competition for students under 13 years old and this year’s event was hosted by China and from September 28 – October 4.

The event attracted 400 students, arranged into 25 teams from 22 countries and territories.

This was the fourth time Vietnam takes part in the event, with all 69 Vietnamese competitors in the past three years winning medals.

Vietnam is slated to be the host of IMSO 2019./.

  ( VNF )
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