Thai students join medal hunt at 30th International Biology Olympiad


Bangkok – Thai students were in the medals at the 30th International Biology Olympiad held in Hungary from July 14-21.

The students and advisory teachers returned to Thailand this week following a successful trip to Europe. Atsukhi Matsusawa from Mahidol Wittayanusorn School, Nakhon Pathom, won a gold medal while her classmates Aphissada Somjai and Phumphat Laohawiroj both won silver medals. Kritin Wenunan from Triam Udom Seuksa School in Bangkok also won a bronze medal.

The event gathered 285 competitors from 72 countries and territories. Chinese students were the top scorers and also took the first runners-up position in the contest.