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Vietnamese students win medals at APIO 2019

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7 Vietnamese students won silver medals at the Asia-Pacific Informatics Olympiad (APIO) 2019 which was organized by Innopolis University a Russian higher education institution, according to the Ministry of Education and Training on May 31.

Vietnamese students participated in the APIO 2019 which was held online on May 19.

Vietnamese students participated in the APIO 2019 which was held online on May 19.

They are Bui Hong Duc, Vu Hoang Kien, and Nguyen Minh Tung from HUS High School for Gifted Students – Vietnam National University in Hanoi; Thai Xuan Dang from Le Quy Don High School for Gifted Students in Quang Tri province; Hoang Phan Huu Duc from Phan Boi Chau High School for Gifted Students in Nghe An province; Nguyen Minh Quan from Hung Yen High School for Gifted Students in Hung Yen province and Tran Quoc Viet from Le Hong Phong High School for Gifted Students in Nam Dinh province.
This result helps Vietnam rank 8th among the South Asian and Western Pacific countries participating in the contest.
The APIO was held online on May 19 with the participation of 660 students from 31 countries and territories in the South Asian and Western Pacific region, including 15 Vietnamese contestants. 201 students who got the highest marks were selected. Among them, 104 contestants won awards, including 7 Vietnamese students winning silvers.

By PHAN THAO – Translated by Kim Khanh

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