Vietnamese students (Photo internet)

Hanoi (VNA)
– Twelve Vietnamese students, all from Hanoi, who entered the 2017 International Mathematics and Science Olympiad (IMSO) in Singapore have won prizes.

According to Director of Hanoi Department of Education and Training Chu Xuan Dung, Vietnam claimed two gold, three silver and one bronze medals for maths and one gold and five silvers for science.

This was the first time the country had won gold in the science category, he added.

The IMSO 2017 took place in Singapore on November 20-24, themed “Smart, Skilled, and Creative in a Joyful Competition for Excellence.”

It aims to develop elementary school students’ talent and interest in mathematics and science, motivate them to develop their intellectual capacity and skills, and foster friendly international relations.-VNA