Taiwan ranks No. 1 at 2016 International Earth Science Olympiad
Taipei, Aug. 27 (CNA) Team Taiwan brought home four gold medals at the 2016 International Earth Science Olympiad (IESO) held Aug. 20-27 in Japan, ranking first among all the participating countries for the 10th consecutive year, the Ministry of Education said Saturday.
The four Taiwanese gold medal winners were Huang Chia-kuan from Taipei Fuhsing Private School, Chen Yun-chung from National Taichung First Senior High School, Hsu Yu-lun from Tainan First High School and Liu Juo-yu from Taipei First Girls High School.
In terms of individual rankings, Huang was ranked No. 1, while the other three Taiwanese students were also ranked within the top five.
Since 2007, Taiwan has obtained 29 gold and 11 silver medals at the IESO, the ministry said. (Courtesy of CNA)