Vietnam reaps high results at int’l chemistry Olympiad

Saturday, 2017-07-15 11:12:18
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The Vietnamese delegation at the 49th International Chemistry Olympiad (IChO).
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NDO/VNA – Vietnamese students won three gold medals and one silver medal at the 49th International Chemistry Olympiad (IChO) that has concluded in Thailand.

This is the highest achievement that Vietnam has obtained at an International Chemistry Olympiad.

The three golds went to Dinh Quang Hieu, a 12th grader, and Pham Duc Anh, an 11th grader, from the High School for Gifted Students - University of Natural Sciences, Vietnam National University, Hanoi; and Nguyen Bang Thanh Lam, a 12th grader from the Amsterdam High School in Hanoi.

Hoang Nghia Tuyen, a 12th grader from the Phan Boi Chau Gifted High School in the central province of Nghe An brought home the silver.

This year’s competition saw the participation of 297 students from 76 nations and territories.

The US ranked first with four gold medals, with Vietnam and China joint second with three golds and one silver.