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Hanoi leads in prize winners in the contest for gifted students
  • | VNS | March 15, 2023 08:03 PM
Results from a national competition for gifted high school students have revealed Hanoi had the largest number of winners.

Among more than 2,000 award-winning students at the contest held in February this year, Hanoi topped the country in the number of winners (141), followed by Nghệ An (87), Vĩnh Phúc (79) and Hải Phòng (76).

10th graders of Việt Đức High School in Hanoi in the opening ceremony for the 2022-2023 academic year

The localities with the least number of awards include Hà Giang (2), Bạc Liêu (4) and Lai Châu (5).

The capital city also led the way in the top awards, with 22 students picking up the First Prize, including nine from the Vietnam National University of Hanoi, followed by Hà Tĩnh (8), Nghệ An (7) and Hà Nam (6).

The National Contest has been held each year since 2001. The best students in academic exams will then go on to represent the country at international competitions.

This year, more than 4,500 students from across the country took part. Over 2,000 of them have been awarded the prizes, with 97 first, 520 second, 732 third and 934 consolation prizes.

HCM City picked up 42 prizes, 18 in English and 24 in other subjects.

Prize winners also automatically gain entrance to colleges and universities.

Many of the top students will represent the country at the Olympiads in physics, maths, biology and informatics to be held May, July and August this year.

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