All four members of the Vietnamese team that competed at the International Chemistry Olympiad (IChO) 2022 won gold medals, the Ministry of Education and Training announced on July 18.
The winners are Nguyen Viet Phong, a 12th grader from Le Hong Phong High School for the Gifted in Ho Chi Minh City; Tran Duc Minh, a 12th grader from Bien Hoa High School for the Gifted in Ha Nam province; Phan Xuan Hanh, a 12th grader from Ha Tinh High School for the Gifted in the province of the same name; and Pham Nguyen Minh Tuan, a 11th grader from VNU HUS High School for Gifted Students.
This is the second time that all Vietnamese members have won the gold medal at the competition, after the first one in 2020.
This year’s competition drew the participation of 326 students from 84 nations and territories.
This is the third year in a row that it is held online. The Vietnamese team competed online at the Hanoi National University of Education. The organization of the competition had been carefully prepared, meeting the requirements of the Organizing Committee of IChO 2022.