The Hanoitimes - Vietnam has sent 36 students from both primary and secondary schools in Hanoi`s Hoan Kiem, Ba Dinh, and Cau Giay districts to the World Mathematics Team Competition 2018 (WMTC 2018).
All 36 Hanoian students representing Vietnam at the World Mathematics Team Competition 2018 (WMTC 2018) won prizes. At the event held in Varna, Bulgaria from November 19 -26, Vietnamese mathematics competitors won nine gold, 13 silver, 13 bronze medals and a consolation prize.
The 9th WMTC drew a total of 387 contestants who made up of 67 teams from 16 countries and territories from across the world. Vietnam has sent 36 students from both primary and secondary schools in Hanoi's Hoan Kiem, Ba Dinh, and Cau Giay districts of Hanoi to the competition.
All Hanoi students won prizes when competing in the WMTC. Photo: kenh14.vn
One notable contestant was Vu Hong Phuc, 8th grader from Cau Giay Junior High School, who ranked 3rd place in the competition’s individuals event.
Besides, the teams from Giang Vo and Cau Giay Junior High School were listed amongst the teams with the highest scores in the competition.
First launched in 2010, the WMTC offers an opportunity for students to compete, develop teamwork skills and share experience and culture through tours and other academic and cultural activities together.
With the purpose of making mathematics interesting and giving students the opportunity to interact and explore the cultural diversity of many countries in the world, from the very first year, the exam attracted 73 teams from 11 countries and territories around the world competing in three levels: primary, secondary and high school.