|Members of the Vietnamese national team competing in the 2021 Asia-Pacific Physics Olympiad. Photo: Ministry of Education and Training
The Ministry of Education and Training said on Sunday that all 8 participating students of Vietnam won prizes, including 2 golds, 1 silver, 3 bronze, and 2 Certificates of Merit. This was the first time Vietnamese students gained such high achievement when competing in APhO.
The 2021 Asia-Pacific Physics Olympiad, which closed on Monday, was hosted online by Taiwan (China). Originally planned in 2020, the competition was rescheduled to this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. There were 23 teams with 181 contestants.