Da Nang City honors its Olympiad winners

Tran Van Minh, Chairman of the People’s Committee in Da Nang City in the central regions of Vietnam, yesterday awarded certificates of merit to four students who won medals at the International Olympiad Competitions this year.

Chairman Tran Van Minh (centre) with the four Olympiad winners

All four students are 12th grade students from the Le Quy Don High School for the Gifted in Da Nang City. Hoang Le Phuong, the silver medal winner for physics at the 42nd Olympiad in Thailand, received VND25 million (US$1,190) as prize money.

Le Huu Phuoc, the bronze medal winner at the 52nd mathematics Olympiad in Thailand and Truong Thi Phuong Thao, the bronze medal winner at the 22nd biology Olympiad in Taiwan received VND20 million each.

Nguyen Phan Trung Hai, the bronze medal winner at the 12th physics Olympiad in Israel was awarded VND5 million.

Besides awarding certificates of merit to the students, Chairman Minh presented VND25 million to the teachers who had coached the students.

By staff writers – Translated by Hai Mien

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