HÀ NỘI — Eight Vietnamese students participating in the Asian Physics Olympiad (APhO) 2019 in Australia all brought home prizes.
Two silver medal winners are Trịnh Duy Hiếu, 12th grader from the School for Gifted Students of northern Bắc Giang Province and Nguyễn Xuân Ưng, 12th grader from the High School for Gifted Students, Hà Nội University of Science’s High School for Gifted Students under Việt Nam National University.
Vietnamese competitors at the Asian Physics Olympiad 2019. — Photo vietnamnet.vn
Nguyễn Xuân Tân from Hà Nội University of Science’s High School for Gifted Students; Lê Việt Hoàng from Biên Hòa School for Gifted Students in northern Hà Nam Province; Nguyễn Khánh Linh, from Lam Sơn School for Gifted Students in central Thanh Hóa Province; Trần Xuân Tùng from Hà Nội-Amsterdam School for Gifted Students and Lê Công Minh Hiếu from Quốc Học-Huế High School for Gifted Students in central Thừa Thiên-Huế Province won bronze medals. All of them are 12th graders.
Lê Quang Huy, 12th grader from Biên Hòa School for Gifted Students received a certificate of merit.
The 20th APhO took place from May 5 to 13 in Australia with the participation of 22 countries and territories. The competition involves two 5-hour long exams of university standard, one theory and one practical.
Among 165 competitors, 87 won medals including nine golds, 16 silvers, 33 bronzes and 29 certificates of merit.
Việt Nam’s team ranked fifth, after China, Russia, Israel and Taiwan (China). — VNS