11/07/2018 14:23 GMT+7 Email Print Like 0

Vietnamese students win big at international math competition

Vietnamese students won 29 individual and 14 team prizes at the Bulgaria International Mathematics Competition 2018 (BIMC 2018) which took place in Burgas, Bulgaria last week.

Students from the Hanoi – Amsterdam High School for the Gifted brought home 29 individual prizes, including five gold, three silver and 11 bronze medals and ten medals of merit, according to the Department of Education and Training of Hanoi.

Of the team of 33, 16 students under 14 were divided into four groups to participate in the Key Stage II (Upper Primary Level) competition while other four groups of 16 students under 17 took part in the Key Stage III (Lower Secondary Level) category. Only one competed in the international girls’ team.

The conteset from July 1 – 6 drew more than 1,000 young contestants from 28 countries and territories. It was the second time the contest has been held in Europe.

The first BIMC was launched in 2013.