Vietnam’s four-member team has bagged three gold and one silver medals at the 53rd International Chemistry Olympiad (IChO 2021), according to the Ministry of Education and Training.
All the winners are 12th graders, who attended the IChO 2021 held virtually by Japan from July 25 to August 2 with the participation of 79 countries and territories.
The three gold medalists include Nguyen Le Thao Anh and Nguyen Duy Anh of the Hanoi - Amsterdam High School for the Gifted, and Pham Duc Nam Phuong from Nguyen Trai High School for the Gifted in Hai Duong Province.
The silver medal went to Nguyen Hoang Duong of the Hanoi University of Science’s High School for Gifted Students under the Vietnam National University-Hanoi.
The Vietnamese chemistry team competed online at the Hanoi National University of Education under the direct supervision of the organizers from Japan.
Last month, Vietnamese students won three gold and two silver medals at the 2021 International Physics Olympiad.
The same month also saw the Vietnamese teams grab one gold, two silver and three bronze medals at the 2021 International Mathematical Olympiad, and one gold, two silvers and one bronze at the 2021 International Biology Olympiad.
Overall, 37 Vietnamese students have been honored at this year’s Olympiads, including 12 gold, 13 silver and 10 bronze medals, along with two certificates of merit.