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Vietnamese win 15 golds at maths-science competition
  • | | December 02, 2019 11:19 PM
Vietnamese students won 15 gold medals at the 16th International Mathematics and Science Olympiad (IMSO) which closed in Hanoi on November 30.


Vietnamese win 15 golds at maths-science competition

36 Vietnamese students won 15 gold, 14 silver and seven bronze medals at the 2019 IMSO. In second place were Thailand with 10 gold medals, Singapore and China followed with six and four gold medals respectively. Sri Lanka, Malaysia and the US each won one gold medal.

The seven Vietnamese students who won the highest prizes in maths category are Nguyen Dinh Tung, Hoang Xuan Bach, Nguyen Dang Dung, Tran Ngoc Nhat Minh, Le Viet Bach, Nguyen Khanh Duong and Nguyen Canh Duong.

Nguyen Dang Dung won another prize for Mathematical Discovery Championship.

Eight students who won gold medals in the science category are Chu Binh Minh, Nguyen Vy Thanh Quang, Nguyen Vy Phong, Le Xuan Khoi, Hoang Gia Bao, Nguyen Tien Minh, Pham Gia Khanh and Nguyen Bao Ngan Giang. Chu Binh Minh got the highest score in science.

The IMSO is an annual international competition for students under the age of 13 with aims to help improve their interests and skills in maths and science. The first competition was held in Indonesia in 2003 with the participation from 13 countries. The competition has been alternatively held in various countries since then, attracting 500 students from 20 countries.

The IMSO this year was held in Hanoi from November 27 to 30. This is also the fourth time Vietnam has hosted the contest.

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