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Hanoi’s students earns high score at 2022 Asian Physics Olympiad

The three Hanoi students are among eight Vietnamese contestants securing prizes at the 2022 Asian Physics Olympiad.

Three students of Hanoi have won prizes in the 2022 Asian Physics Olympiad (APhO), bringing home one silver and two bronze medals, according to the Ministry of Education and Training (MoET).

The Vietnamese team participating in the 2022 Asian Physics Olympiad. Photo: MoET

12th-grader Le Minh Hoang from the Hanoi University of Science (HUS)’s High School for Gifted Students bagged the silver medal. Also from the school, 10th-grader Vo Hoang Hai and 11th-grader Vu Ngo Hoang Duong, secured the bronze medals.

The three Hanoi students are among eight Vietnamese contestants winning prizes at the 2022 APhO.

The remaining five certificates of merit went to students from high schools for the gifted in the northern provinces of Vinh Phuc and Bac Ninh, and the south-central province of Phu Yen.

Hosted by India, the online competition lasted from May 23 to 31 and drew 28 teams with 218 contestants. The Vietnamese team ranked 8th after those from China, Russia, Australia, Taiwan (China), Kazakhstan, India, and Thailand.

The results of the Vietnamese national team at the 2022 APhO continue to affirm the quality of MoET’s policy of continuing to detect, select and foster excellent students, even in the context of the Covid-19 pandemic.