Hanoi students win medals at International Junior Science Olympiad
Friday, 2017-12-15 10:00:21
NDO – Six students from Hanoi won three silver and three bronze medals at the 14th International Junior Science Olympiad, which was held in the Netherlands from December 2 to 15.
Three silver medallists were Luong Hien Nga and Do Cao Minh Chau, both are students of the Hanoi – Amsterdam High School for the Gifted, and Nguyen Trong Khai from the Nguyen Hue High School for the Gifted.
Three other students of the Hanoi – Amsterdam High School for the Gifted also brought home three bronze medals, including Nguyen Duc Hieu, Le Hoang Minh, and Tran Khanh Vy.
The six Vietnamese students were selected by excelling at two qualification rounds hosted by the Hanoi Department of Education and Training to represent Vietnam at the Olympiad.
The 2017 International Junior Science Olympiad attracted more than 300 bright students aged 15 years and younger, from 50 countries around the world. During the event, the students were tested on their knowledge and skills in physics, biology and chemistry.
This year’s theme is ‘water and sustainability’, requiring students to resolve practical issues in water processing, climate change and earth protection.