Vietnam wins big at international math competition
All 36 Vietnamese students won prizes at the World Mathematics Team Competition (WMTC) which concluded in Bulgaria on Monday.
They brought home nine gold, 13 silver, and 13 bronze medals, and a consolation prize. Vu Hong Phuc, an 8th grader from Hanoi, ranked third in the individual event. In the team category, contestants from Hanoi's CauGiay Junior High School secured a third place.
The WMTC 2018 attracted nearly 390 candidates from 16 countries and territories. First launched in 2010, the WMTC offers an opportunity for students to compete, develop teamwork skills, and share experience and culture through tours and other academic and cultural activities.