All eight Vietnamese students of 12th grade won medals at the 20th Asian Physics Olympiad, according to the Ministry of Education and Training’s Education Quality Assurance Department on May 12.
The Vietnamese team in Australia (Source: VNA)
Accordingly, they grabbed two silvers, five bronzes and a certificate of merit.
The two silvers were won by Trinh Duy Hieu, from the Bac Giang High School for Gifted Students in the northern province of Bac Giang and Nguyen Xuan Ung, from the National Science Gifted High School of the Hanoi National University.
The competition took place in Australia from May 5-13 with 165 contestants from 22 countries and territories. Of them, 87 won medals, including nine golds, 16 silvers, 33 bronzes and 29 certificates of merit.
The Vietnamese team ranked fifth, behind China, Russia, Israel and Taiwan (China).
The ministry will welcome the Vietnamese team at Noi Bai international airport on May 14.VNA