Radio Taiwan International
All four members of Taiwan’s team at this year’s International Chemistry Olympiad in
Thailand have won gold medals.
The event is an international chemistry competition for high school students. Some 279 students from 76 countries took part in this year’s event, held in Nakhon Pathom on the outskirts of Bangkok.
Taiwan’s team comprised two high schoolers from Taipei, one from Taichung and one from Tainan. Yeh Yuan-chen, the student from Taichung, performed especially well, with the second-highest overall score in the competition. The team’s combined scores placed Taiwan first overall on the leaderboard.