Do you Know that Vietnam ranked 5th at the 2015 International Mathematical Olympiad?
The Ministry of Education and Training announced the outstanding performance of six Vietnamese students who won two gold medals, three silver medals and a bronze medal at the 56th International Mathematical Olympiad in Chiang Mai, Thailand during July 4th - 16th
Vu Xuan Trung, a 11th grader from Thai Binh High school and Nguyen The Hoan, a 12th grader student of High School for Gifted Students of Hanoi National University both won gold medal each.
Hoang Anh Tai, a 12th grader student from Phan Boi Chau High school in Nghe An; Nguyen Tuan Hai Dang, a 12th grader from High School for Gifted Students of Hanoi National University; Nguyen Huy Hoang from Nang Khieu High school of HCMC National University won silver medal respectively.
Nguyen Thi Viet Ha, a 12th grader from Ha Tinh High school also won one bronze medal to put smiles on the faces of vietnamese
As a result of these brilliant students, Vietnam is ranked the fifth position of 104 delegations at the 2015 International Mathematical Olympiad after the United States, China, the Republic of Korea and North Korea.
It is equally important to note that earlier Vietnam delegation won five medals at the 2015 International Physic Olympiad in India, including three gold and two silver medals.
The International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO) is the World Championship Mathematics Competition for High School students and is held annually. The first International Mathematical Olympiad took place in 1959 in Romania.