Taiwan shines at International Junior Science Olympiad 2017

Taiwan was the best performer at the International Junior Science Olympiad Dec. 3-12 in Arnhem-Nijmegen, the Netherlands, with all six members of the national team winning golds.

According to the Ministry of Education, a record 300-plus youths from 50 countries and territories took part in the olympiad this year. This is the third year in a row that the Taiwan team has placed first overall in the competition.

Among the winners, Yang Cheng-hao from Taipei Municipal Jianguo High School also received a special award for the highest score achieved in the theoretical test. The freshman had previously competed for the national team at the 2015 International Teenagers Mathematics Olympiad.

Courtesy of Ministry of Education, Taiwan

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