Hanoi has most winners in national science Olympiads to select excellent students for the academic year 2014-2015, announced The Department of Quality Management and Educational Testing in a report of national science Olympiads results yesterday.
Of 4,350 participants for the national Olympiads 2,165 students won the competitions. 66 winners from high schools of universities belonging to Vietnam National University-Hanoi won five first prizes, 24 second prizes and 25 third prizes.
Nguyen Tuan Hai Dang from the Natural Science University’s High School for gifted students captured the only first prize of Math with 33 points. Students from Hanoi Pedagogy University attained four second prizes, one third prize and four encouraging prizes.
140 of 169 participants from high schools in Hanoi won a prize in the Olympiads, leading the country in the number of winners with 10 first prizes, 47 second prizes and 42 third prizes.
Next are the northern city of Hai Phong with 85 winners, the central province of Nghe An with 82 winners, the northern province of Hai Duong with 81 winners and the northern province of Nam Dinh with 78 winners.
Ho Chi Minh City has 52 winners including the only first prize in Chinese language of Lam Phuoc Nguyen from Le Hong Phong High School for gifted students, 11 second prizes and 18 third prizes.