Vietnamese students bagged two silver medals at the World Physics Olympiad 2012 (WoPhO) - a new competition for secondary students throughout the world - which concluded in Indonesia on January 3.

According to the Ministry of Education and Training, the winners are Ngo Phi Long from the northern mountainous Son La province and Dinh Ngoc Hai from the northern Ha Nam province. Both had previously pocketed gold medals at the 2012 International Physics Olympiad (IPhO).

Vietnam sent four students to the competition.

The World Physics Olympiad was first organised in 2011 and will be held annually.-VNA