Vietnam wins 4 gold, 1 silver medal at International Physics Olympiad 2017

Vietnamese students won 4 gold and 1 silver medal at the 48th International Physics Olympiad in Indonesia from July 16-24.

The gold medals went to Dinh Anh Dung of Hanoi – Amsterdam High School for the Gifted, Ta Ba Dung of the Natural Science Gifted High School under the National University of Hanoi, Nguyen The Quynh of Vo Nguyen Giap Gifted High School in Quang Binh province, and Tran Huu Binh Minh of Phan Boi Chau Gifted High School in Nghe An province. Another 12th grader from Phan Boi Chau Gifted High School, Phan Tuan Linh, won silver.

This year’s competition drew 424 students from 86 countries and territories worldwide. The Vietnamese team finished fifth, after China, South Korea, Russia, and Singapore. This was the highest achievement yet by a Vietnamese physics team.

Source: VOV5

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