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Vietnamese students win gold medals at int’l mathematics contest

Gold medallists Nguyen Duy Khoi and Tran Minh Duc holding the national flag. Photo:
Vietnamese students won two gold medals at the International Talent Mathematics Contest (ITMC), which took place in Thailand from February 7 to 11.

Vietnam’s team comprised of 60 elementary, secondary and high school students from Hanoi. The students brought home a total 40 medals at the competition, including 15 silver and 23 bronze medals.

The gold medallists were Nguyen Duy Khoi of Trung Vuong junior high school and Tran Minh Duc of Hanoi Amsterdam junior high school.

The 2019 ITMC drew nearly 500 students from seven countries and territories of Bangladesh, Cambodia, Taiwan, Indonesia, the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam.

The contest allows students from each country to evaluate their potential for self- development. They are also given the opportunity to exchange experience and knowledge with each other.