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Vietnam wins more medals at Asian Para Games

In Uncategorized on December 19, 2010 at 8:27 am

Vietnam wins more medals at Asian Para Games

QĐND – Saturday, December 18, 2010, 22:18 (GMT+7)

Le Duc Hung and Dao Van Cuong won a silver medal and a bronze medal at the athletic event of the 2010 Asian Para Games in China on December 17.

In the final round of men’s 400m running event for disabled athletes, Le Duc Hung finished as second and Dao Van Cuong as third. Jorchuy Kitsana from Thailand won gold in the event. 

As of December 18, Vietnam team has won 16 medals, of which are 3 gold, 4 silver and 9 bronze and comes 11th in the medal list. 

China comes first with 376 medals (175 gold), followed by Japan (29 gold) and the Republic of Korea (26 gold).

Source: VOV

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Vietnamese students bag first gold medals at AUG-15

In Uncategorized on December 17, 2010 at 1:59 pm

Vietnamese students bag first gold medals at AUG-15

QĐND – Friday, December 17, 2010, 20:53 (GMT+7)

Vietnamese students won their first medals on Dec. 16 at the on-going 15th ASEAN University Games (AUG-15) in Chiangmai, Thailand.

In the first day of competition, karatedo martial artists bagged two golds in the kata (performance) events for single women and men’s team and two silvers in the same events for single men and women’s team.

Also in the day, the table-tennis team surpassed Malaysian and Myanmar rivals in the qualifying round to berth a place in the next round and the beach volleyball team defeated Singaporean team 2-nil.

The Vietnamese team with two golds and two silvers is standing first in the medal tally, while Indonesia and Laos are runners-up. The host Thailand is ranked fourth with two bronzes, followed by Malaysia.

The AUG-15 will last until Dec. 23. The Vietnamese team competes in eight out of 17 sporting events, including athletics, pencak silat, football, swimming, table tennis, Taekwondo, karatedo and beach volleyball.

Besides sports competition, the students will also join in exchanges and tours to boost the mutual understanding between students of ASEAN countries.

Source: VNA

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VN wins four medals at Chemistry Olympiad

In Uncategorized on July 28, 2010 at 7:18 pm

VN wins four medals at Chemistry Olympiad

QĐND – Wednesday, July 28, 2010, 21:24 (GMT+7)

Four Vietnamese students have won two silver and two bronze medals at the 42 nd International Chemistry Olympiad (ICHO), held in Japan’s capital city of Tokyo from July 19-28.

The two silver medals went to Nguyen Duc Binh from Thanh Hoa province and Luu Nguyen Hong Quang while the bronzes were awarded to Mai Thu Cuc from Hai Duong province and Le Anh Tuan from Hai Phong city, whose performances resulted in Vietnam, France and Poland tying for 24th place out of the 68 countries and territories taking part.

Do Quy Son, a Doctor of Chemistry and Vietnam’s team leader said that although they did not win any gold, as in previous contests, all the students won a medal, which is an encouraging result.

Son added that for the past five years, the Vietnamese team has always taken gold medals home with them but recently, other countries are becoming increasingly well-prepared and the competition is fiercely competitive.

China won with four gold medals, followed by Thailand and the Republic of Korea with three gold and one silver, respectively. Hosts Japan came 4th along with Singapore, the CzechRepublic, the US, Taiwan and Hungary.

The 43rd ICHO will be held in Turkey in 2011 and Vietnam plans to host the contest in 2014.

Source: VNA

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Vietnam wins medals at Biology Olympiad

In Uncategorized on July 20, 2010 at 3:16 pm

Vietnam wins medals at Biology Olympiad

QĐND – Sunday, July 18, 2010, 21:3 (GMT+7)

The Vietnamese team won three medals at the 21st International Biology Olympiad in Changwon city, the Republic of Korea (RoK), according to the Ministry of Education and Training.

Cao Bao Anh from Ho Chi Minh City National University’s Senior High School for Gifted Students and Bui Thuy Anh from Hanoi-Amsterdam Senior High School won silver medals.

Vu Thi Ngoc Oanh from the Senior High School for Gifted Students under the Hanoi Teachers’ University took a bronze medal.

The team is scheduled to be back to Hanoi on July 21 after the award ceremony and other sidelines activities.

Source: VNA
Photo: Dantri

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Students bring home six medals from IMO

In Uncategorized on July 15, 2010 at 12:51 pm

All six Vietnamese students at the 51st International Mathematics Olympiad (IMO), which was held in Astana, Kazakhstan from July 2-14, won medals, reported Sai Gon Giai Phong newspaper.

The six medal-winning students pose photo in front of the Le Van Thien (the first director of Vietnam Institute of Mathematics) statue before going to Kazakhstan to compete in the 51st International Mathematics Olympiad. (Photo:Bich Ngoc)

Nguyen Ngoc Trung, a 12th grade student from Hung Vuong Secondary School in the northern province of Phu Tho won a gold medal.

Pham Viet Cuong and Nguyen Kieu Hieu, 12th graders from Le Quy Don Secondary School in Da Nang City, Tran Thai Hung, an 11th grader from the Practical Secondary School under the Ho Chi Minh City Teachers’ University and another 11th grader, Vu Dinh Long, from the Hanoi College of Natural Sciences, all bagged silver medals.

Nguyen Minh Hieu, another 12th grade student from the Hanoi College of Natural Sciences took home a bronze medal.

With this achievement, Vietnam continues its recent history of excelling at the Olympiad.

Held annually in different countries, The International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO) is the World Championship Mathematics Competition for High School Students.

The first IMO was held in 1959 in Romania, with 7 countries participating. It has gradually expanded to over 100 countries from 5 continents. The IMO Advisory Board ensures that the competition takes place each year and that each host country observes the regulations and traditions of the IMO.

Source: SGGP

Senior officials of Prudential receive Friendship Medals

In Politics-Society on October 21, 2009 at 1:09 am

Senior officials of Prudential receive Friendship Medals

QĐND – Tuesday, October 20, 2009, 20:52 (GMT+7)

“During their 10 years of operations in Vietnam, Prudential Group has not only contributed to the development of the Vietnamese financial market, but also actively participated in many social support programmes in the country,” remarked Deputy Prime Minister Pham Gia Khiem.

Due to its contributions, 3 senior officials of Prudential, namely Mark Tucker, former General Director of Global Prudential; Peter Williams, former UK Ambassador to Vietnam and member of the Board of Directors of Prudential Vietnam; and Jack Howell, General Director of Prudential Vietnam, were given the State’s Friendship Medals.

This is viewed as the Vietnamese Government’s appreciation to the group for their collective and individual contribution to Vietnam’s sports.

Especially, Mark Tucker and Jack Howell were also honored for their noteworthy contributions contributing to the friendly ties and economic cooperation between Vietnam and the UK.

At present, the Prudential Fund for Vietnamese sports and education is working very effectively.

Source: baothuongmai

Translated by Thu Nguyen    

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