Thai students win 2 gold medals at World Robotic Olympiad


KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 12- Thai students clinched two gold, one silver, and one bronze medals at the World Robotic Olympiad 2012, held in Kuala Lumpur.

Over 100 Thai students from 29 teams joined the competition.

Thai team Aladeen Scratch from Chiang Mai University earned the highest score in the regular college category and carried home a gold medal.

The other gold medal for Thailand was received from the secondary school level. Langkhao, a team from Chaiyaphum Pakdichumpol School from the northern province of Chaiyaphum.

Thai team got the same highest score as the South Korea’s team but the Thai team won for competing the task in shorter time.

For the football playing robot category under 18 year olds, Thai team, RBT-Sentinel from St.Gabriel’s College won a silver medal and the RBT-Zadent team also from St. Gabriel’s College won a bronze medal.

Thailand ranked second after host Malaysia, which won two gold, two silver and eight bronze medals. Next year’s competition will be held in Russia.