Vietnamese students win eight medals at IOM

All Vietnamese students from Hanoi-Amsterdam High School for the Gifted have won five gold, one silver, and two bronze medals at the recent fifth International Olympiad of Metropolises (IOM).

Vietnamese students win eight medals at IOM (Source: vietnamnet.vn)


The contest was held by the Mayor of Moscow from December 16 to 22 online due to the challenges presented by the impact of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), reported VOV.

Gold medals went to Nguyen Hoang Nam and Tran Quang Vinh in Physics, Nguyen Duy Anh and Nguyen Le Thao Anh in Chemistry, and Do Bach Khoa in Mathematics.

Furthermore, the silver medal went to Nguyen Duc Anh in Mathematics, whilst Nguyen Gia Bao and Nguyen Anh Quan won bronze medals in Informatics.

The Olympiad of Metropolises is an international team competition that is held annually in Moscow at the invitation of the Russian capital’s Mayor. Participants are between 14 and 18 years old and must be students living in the world’s largest metropolises.

The first Olympiad took place, drawing the participation of 22 teams from 18 different countries. The competition consists of a blitz-contest and two main rounds.

Last year saw Vietnam achieve impressive results in their first time participating in the fourth Olympiad of Metropolises, bagging three golds, three silvers, and two bronzes./.

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