Vietnamese students win six prizes at world’s largest robotic competition
  • | VOV | May 09, 2024 03:06 PM
The Vietnamese student team have won a total of six prizes at the VEX Robotics World Championship 2024.

Vietnamese students at the VEX Robotics World Championship 2024.

Vietnam sent 12 robotics teams to compete in the tournament taking place in the United States from April 25 to May 3, ranking among the Top 10 in all competitions and bringing home six prizes.

In the elementary school division, Vietnamese students won the highest prize in the Arts category. In addition, another local team clinched a Top 5 finish in the Engineering category.

The other four prizes went to Vietnamese representatives in the middle school division, with three teams taking second positions in the Spirit, Research, and Opportunity categories, as well as one team finishing in the Top 4 of the Design category.

The VEX Robotics World Championship is an annual international robotics competition which is held in the US.

Recognized by Guinness World Records in 2018 as the largest robotics competition in the world, the event is organized by the Robotics Education & Competition (REC) Foundation, a non-profit organisation with projects focused on science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) and sustainability. Each year, the championship attracts more than 100,000 participants from around the world.

This year marks the second time the country has sent robotics teams to participate in the tournament. In 2023, the Vietnamese team ranked fifth and brought home five prizes.

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