|A teacher and five Vietnamese winners at the 2018 World Mathematics Olympiad. — Photo tienphong.vn|Viet Nam News
HÀ NỘI — Vietnamese students have gained one silver and four bronze medals at the 2018 World Mathematics Olympiad.
The competition was held at the United States’ Stanford University on Saturday (August 11).
All Vietnamese winners were sixth graders from Trần Đại Nghĩa Secondary School for Gifted Students in HCM City.
Nguyễn Ngọc Khánh Linh won the silver medal, while the bronze medalists were Trương Quốc Cường, Đinh Nhật Minh, Phạm Ngọc Huyền and Lâm Hữu Hào.
This is the third year Việt Nam has participated in the final of the World Mathematics Olympiad, competing with students from eight other countries – the US, Canada, the UK, China, the Republic of Korea, Thailand, Singapore and Mexico.
This year, tests at the World Mathematics Olympiad focused on exploring creativity, teamwork, logical capacity and problem-solving skills.
The annual World Mathematics Olympiad is an international maths competition that challenges the brightest elementary and middle school students in the world with complex maths problems.
The event is a globally influential competition with multiple participant countries. It is held in different countries each year. It is hosted and supervised by the WMO Association. — VNS