24/08/2015 16:19 GMT+7 Email Print Like 0

Vietnam triumphs at Asia-Pacific robot contest for fifth time

Hanoi, August 24 (VNA) – Vietnam was crowned champion at the Asia-Pacific Robot Contest-2015 after beating Hong Kong (China) 5-1 in the finale on August 23 in Indonesia.

This is the fifth time Vietnamese students have won the title since the contest was launched in 2002.

Themed “Robot badminton”, this year’s contest saw the participation of 19 teams. The Vietnamese team involves students from the Hung Yen University of Technology and Education.

In the qualifying round of Group C, Vietnam won victory over Japan and Kazakhstan and then surpassed Japan and the host in the quarterfinal and semi-final with impressive score of 5-1.

Found in 2002 by Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union, the Asia-Pacific Robot Contest (ABU Robocon) aims to create friendship among young people and advance engineering and broadcasting technologies in the region.
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