Vietnam students impress with math-science Olympiad medal haul

By Duong Tam   January 26, 2021 | 07:53 am GMT+7 VNExpressVietnam students impress with math-science Olympiad medal haulNguyen Tung Lam and Hoang Manh Hung are congratulated by the Hanoi Department of Education for their achievements at the 17th International Mathematics and Science Olympiad, January 24, 2021. Photo courtesy of the Giao duc va Thoi dai Newspaper.Vietnamese students won two gold, 10 silver and 8 bronze medals at the 17th International Mathematics and Science Olympiad (IMSO 2021) held online by Indonesia.

Nguyen Tung Lam from the Giang Vo Secondary School in Hanoi and Ha Manh Hung from the secondary school division of the Hanoi-Amsterdam High School were named at the Sunday closing ceremony of IMSO 21 after winning a gold medal each in mathematics.

Besides the two gold medals, Vietnam also won five silver and four bronze medals each in mathematics and science. All the medal winners, 20 out of 24 entrants, were secondary school students in Hanoi.

The 17th IMSO, an annual competition for students under 13, was held January 21-24. Hosted online by Indonesia due to the novel coronavirus pandemic, participants had to perform in their own countries within a specific time frame. The performance was broadcast live.

In Vietnam, the Giang Vo Secondary School was chosen as the venue for the competition. Vietnam hosted 16th IMSO in 2019 and the home team won 15 gold, 14 silver and seven bronze medals.Related News:

Vietnam scores four-gold record at International Chemistry Olympiad

By Duong Tam   July 31, 2020 | 04:34 pm GMT+7 VNExpress

Vietnam scores four-gold record at International Chemistry Olympiad

Four Vietnamese students at the 2020 International Chemistry Olympiad with two officials from the Ministry of Education and Training (C) at Hanoi National University of Education. Photo courtesy of the ministry.

All four Vietnamese contestants at the International Chemistry Olympiad 2020 won gold medals, making them the second highest-ranking team after the U.S.

This is Vietnam’s best ever International Chemistry Olympiad result so far.

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