Tran Hoang Le Thanh from Doan Thi Diem Primary School in Hanoi championed at the Apprentice category, Hoang Tran Nam Khanh from FPT Secondary School in Hanoi won first prize at the Intermediate Category and Bui Tuan Kiet from Nguyen Truong To Junior Secondary School was awarded a gold medal at the Advance Category.
A Wecode 2017 national contest was held in Hanoi earlier to choose 73 outstanding contestants from Hanoi, Da Nang and Can Tho for the international competition. Top four entries was sent to the international final round.
This is the third time Vietnam has taken part in the WeCode International Competition Finale and championed at all three categories. Contestants also bagged many other important awards. It’s noteworthy that Vietnam set a record with the youngest contestant winning the first prize at the Intermediate Category.