Vietnam’s team came in second after being outclassed by their Chinese contenders in the final round of the Asian-Pacific Robot Contest (ABU Robocon) in Hong Kong on August 19.

After defeating Japan ’s team in the semi-finals, six Vietnamese students from Lac Hong University cruised into the final game against China , with the hope of winning the champion title.

However, their dream was crashed by technical errors of their robots.

Japan and Thailand shared third prize at the event, which attracted 17 teams from 16 countries and territories in the Asia-Pacific region.

At the 10th ABU Robocon Contest in Bangkok in 2011, Vietnam stood at the third place.-VNA