The Vietnamese team joins the 13th Asia-Pacific Informatics Olympiad (APIO) 2020. — VNA/VNS Photo Thanh Tùng
HÀ NỘI — Six members of the Vietnamese team competing at the 13th Asia-Pacific Informatics Olympiad (APIO) 2020 online won medals, the Ministry of Education and Training said on Saturday.
The team secured one gold, four silver and a bronze medal, ranking sixth in the event held in Indonesia, after China, Russia, Iran, the Republic of Korea and Japan.
Việt Nam was among 10 teams to win gold at the competition.
The gold medal of the Vietnamese team belonged to Bùi Hồng Đức, a 12th-grade student of the Hà Nội National University’s High School for Gifted Students.
Among the four students who received silver medals, there were three from the Hà Nội National University’s High School for Gifted Students, namely Vũ Hoàng Kiên, 12th grader, Trần Quang Thành, 12th grader, Lê Quang Huy, 11th grader. Another is Trần Quang Thành, 12th grader of Hà Nội University of Education’s High School for Gifted Students.
Đào Quang Thái Dương, a 12th grader of the Trần Phú High School for Gifted Students in Hải Phòng City, won a bronze medal.
APIO 2020 was held online with 717 contestants from 31 countries and territories participating.
On August 15, the contestants participated in the online exam at the University of Technology under the Hà Nội National University.
In the previous event, Việt Nam won seven silver medals. — VNS