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01:13 PM, December 19, 2018 / LAST MODIFIED: 01:16 PM, December 19, 2018

Bangladesh wins multiple medals at International Robot Olympiad 2018

2018 ends with yet another proud achievement as the Bangladesh team won one gold medal, two highly-commendedmedals and one technicalmedal in the 20th International Robot Olympiad (IRO) held in Philippines from December 15-19. This was the first time Bangladesh was represented at the IRO. KaziMustadidLabib and TasfirTahrimfrom Chittagong Grammar School (Dhaka) and MdMeher Mahmud from Maple Leaf Int’l School lead the team ROBOTIGERS to victory as they won a gold medal from the Junior group under the creative category. MdKhairul Islam from LalbaghGovt Model School and College and Sunny Jubaerfrom Dhaka College lead TEAM BANGLADESH and won the technical medal under the Senior group’s creative category. NashitatJainah Rahman of Sunbeams School and MahjabinPurbali of Aga Khan School, who lead the team ROBOCHALLENGERS are the proud winners of the highly commended medal. ROBOTIGERS was also reigning this category winning the highly commended medal in the Junior Group’sRobotinMovie category.

IRO began with an objective to promote scientific abilities of teenagers, develop the talent of students interested in the field of robotics and increase the demands on private robots. Their goal is to provide the opportunity to communities to maintain amicable social relationships and to build leadership.

Under the theme, “Save the Seas,” the competition was hosted by the Muntinlupa City government at the De La Salle Santiago Zobel School (DLSZ) in Ayala Alabang, Muntinlupa. About 800 students from 15 different countrieswere a part of this year’s contest.

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