Vietnam wins Asia-Pacific robot contest 2017

The Lac Hong University team defeated their Malaysia rivals on Sunday to win the 2017 Asia-Pacific robot contest (Robocon).

The Vietnamese team were crowned champions with an outright victory. Japan and Thailand tied for third place. Vietnam has won Robocon six times since the contest was first held in 2002. Robocon 2017 drew 16 teams from 15 countries and territories across the Asia-Pacific region and was hosted by Japanese broadcaster NHK. Vietnam's national TV broadcaster VTV will host the contest in 2018.

Source: VOV5