Vietnam secures 17 prizes at International Robothon 2023
The Vietnamese team secured 17 prizes at the International Robothon 2023, which was held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on March 26.
A total of 35 Vietnamese contestants, divided into 18 groups and all competing in the Leanbot category, brought home the championship title along with one first, one second, eight third and six consolation prizes. The championship title went to Binh Thuy Primary School in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho.
The STEM Robotics toolkit Leanbot was introduced in this year’s competition for the first time after it was developed by a team of experts and engineers of DTT Vietnam Technology Joint Stock Company.
Themed “Second Earth”, this year’s event drew the participation of 258 contestants from primary and secondary schools in Malaysia, Thailand, the Philippines, and Vietnam.
The Malaysian team won the title in the Lego EV3 category, while the championship in the VEX IQ category went to the Philippine team.
Robothon, a thematic challenge competition platform for students to explore real-world issues of today with creative solutions, was first held 17 years ago. The event was resumed this year after three years of suspension due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Next year’s contest will be held in Thailand.