The Vietnamese team in the contest (Photo: Ministry of Education and Training)
Hanoi (VNA) – All eight Vietnamese
students participating in the 2021 Asian
Physics Olympiad (APhO) have won prizes, bringing home two golds, one silver, three bronzes and two
certificates of merit, reported the Ministry of Education and Training on May
In particular, 12th-grader Nguyen Manh Quan from the Hanoi – Amsterdam High School for the Gifted scored the highest points at the online contest, winning a gold medal and a certificate of merit from the APhO Chair. It was the first time a
Vietnamese student has earned the highest score in the competition.
Another 12th-grader from the Hanoi – Amsterdam High School for the Gifted - Tran Quang Vinh also grabbed a gold.
The silver medal went to Bui
Thanh Tan from Phan Boi Chau High School for the Gifted in the
central province of Nghe An.
Bronze medals were awarded to Nguyen Trong Thuan from the Lam Son High School for the Gifted in the central
province of Thanh Hoa, Le Minh Hoang from the Hanoi University of
Science (HUS)’s High School for Gifted Students, and Nguyen Hoang Nam
from the Hanoi – Amsterdam High School for the
Trang Dao Cong Minh from the HUS’s
High School for Gifted Students and Nguyen Dac Tien from the Bac Ninh
High School for the Gifted in the northern province of Bac Ninh received
certificates of merit.
Hosted by Taiwan (China),
the online competition drew 23 delegations with
The Vietnamese team joined
the competition at the Hanoi National University of Education from May 16-24
under the supervision of two Taiwanese overseers.
The closing ceremony in the form of videoconference is scheduled for 12 pm on