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IOI 2022: All Vietnamese students won medals
All four students in the Vietnamese team have brought home a medal at the 34th International Olympiad in Informatics (IOI 2022) hosted by Indonesia.

Tran Xuan Bach, a 11th grader from VNU HUS High School for Gifted Students won a gold medal.

The three silver medalists were all 12th graders, including Duong Minh Khoi also from VNU HUS High School for Gifted Students, Le Huu Nghia from Binh Long High School for Gifted Students in Binh Phuoc, and Truong Van Quoc Bao from Nghe An’s Phan Boi Chau High School for Gifted Students.

The IOI 2022 was held both in-person and virtually from August 7 – 14. The Vietnamese contestants took part in the competition remotely from Vietnam. The 34th IOI was held with the theme “Digital Energy of Asia”, in line with the increasing role of digital technology in human life and in order to support the development of technology as much as possible for the welfare of life.

This year, it gathered 349 contestants from 89 countries and territories. It presented 30 gold, 58 silver and 88 bronze medals.

With a gold and three silvers, Vietnam ranked ninth in the medal table, after China, Japan, the US, the Republic of Korea, Iran, Ukraine, Croatia and Taiwan (China).

IOI is held annually in one of the participating countries, with each country represented by four students and two supervisors.

The IOI competition aims to identify, encourage, challenge, and recognize young people who have great talents in the field of informatics. Then, build international friendships among scientists and educators in the field of informatics. The next goal is to introduce the discipline of informatics to young people, promote the organization of informatics competitions for high school students, and encourage countries to hold IOI competitions in the future.

Through IOI, young generations across countries can share inspiration and positive energy to recover and rise from the pandemic. In this way, the world’s digital talents can connect and collaborate.

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