(VOV) - A ceremony was held in Hanoi on December 22 to honour students, athletes and coaches who won prizes at international contests.
Six students from Hanoi won three silvers and three bronzes at the International Junior Science Olympiad which was recently held in Durban, South Africa.
Meanwhile, Hanoi’s athletes have also made good performances at the recent 26 th Southeast Asian Games in Indonesia, taking 36 gold, 31 silver and 31 bronze medals. Especially, Vietnamese Taekwondo martial artist Chu Hoang Dieu Linh secured a spot to participate in the 2012 London Olympics.
At the ceremony, the Hanoi Municipal People’s Committee presented more than VND100 million to students and athletes for their outstanding achievements this year.