All five Vietnamese students obtain medals at 2022 International Physics Olympiad
All five students of the Việt Nam National Team won medals at the 2022 International Physics Olympiad (IPhO 2022), hosted in Switzerland from July 10-17 in virtual format.
Việt Nam ranked fifth overall after China, Romania, South Korea, and the United States.
The Vietnamese delegation won three golds, one silver and one bronze medal.
Three gold medals went to 12th-grader Lê Minh Hoàng, 11th-grader Vũ Ngô Hoàng Dương, and 10th-grader Võ Hoàng Hải – all from Hà Nội University of Sciences’ High School for the Gifted of Natural Sciences.
This was the first year that a 10th-grade student was chosen to represent Việt Nam and he proved his worth, winning gold.
Nguyễn Đăng Phúc, 12th grade, Bắc Ninh Province High School for the Gifted, won silver and Phùng Công Hiếu, 12th grade, Vĩnh Phúc Province High School for the Gifted, obtained the bronze medal.
The 2022 International Physics Olympiad had 368 contestants from 77 delegations from 75 countries and territories.
The Việt Nam National Team competed online from the Hà Nội National University of Education. The organisation of the exam was carefully prepared, fully meeting the requirements of the IPhO Organising Committee.
The excellent results of the Vietnamese delegation in 2022 affirmed the efforts of students, lecturers, teachers, and schools in the context of complicated developments of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the education ministry.