Khanh Hoa contestant takes runner-up at 19th "Road to Mount Olympia"

Monday, 16/09/2019, 10:57 [GMT+7]

Khanh Hoa contestant takes runner-up at 19th "Road to Mount Olympia"

Khanh Hoa Province’s contestant Nguyen Hai Dang, student of Le Quy Don High School for the Gifted, got the second place of the 19th “Road to Mount Olympia” (a knowledge contest on TV for high school students over Vietnam). This has been the best achievement of students in Khanh Hoa Province at this contest for 19 years so far.
 
The final of the 19th “Road to Mount Olympia” took place in Hanoi in September 15 and was live broadcast with four videoconferences held in the hometown provinces of the finalists, who were Nguyen Hai Dang (Khanh Hoa Provine), Tran The Trung (Nghe An Province), Nguyen Ba Vinh (Can Tho City), Doan Nam Thang (Dak Lak Province).
 
The videoconference in Khanh Hoa Province was held on Nha Trang beach, joined by the leaders of the provincial Department of Propaganda and Training, provincial Department of Education and Training, and a lot of students and locals in Nha Trang.
 
In the last section of the final match, Hai Dang and the contestant from Nghe An Province The Trung had an equal score of 215 points. Then, The Trung gave the right answer to the last question about history, winning  the championship of this year’s “Road to Mount Olympia” with 245 points. Hai Dang finished as the runner-up with 210 points (points deducted for incorrect answer), Nam Thang got third prize, and Ba Vinh got fourth prize.
 
Reportedly, after the “Road to Mount Olympia” contest, Hai Dang will take the qualifying of the national contest for excellent students in Biology.
 
The following are some images of the final in Hanoi and videoconference in Nha Trang.
 
 
Music performance at videoconference in Nha Trang
Music performance at videoconference in Nha Trang

 

Numerous people in Nha Trang join videoconference to cheer for Hai Dang
Numerous people in Nha Trang join videoconference to cheer for Hai Dang

 

 Watching contest on big screen
Watching contest on big screen

 

Students cheering for Hai Dang
Students cheering for Hai Dang

 

 

Crowd celebrate when Hai Dang gives right answer
Crowd celebrate when Hai Dang gives right answer

 

 

 

 

Hai Dang takes the lead with 220 points (Photo: Hai Minh)
Hai Dang takes the lead with 220 points (Photo: Hai Minh)

 

Big crowd at videoconference in Nha Trang
Big crowd at videoconference in Nha Trang

 

 

 

 

Hai Dang’s teacher and classmates sending him good wishes
Hai Dang’s teachers and classmates sending him good wishes

 

Being anxious waiting for Hai Dang’s answers…
Being anxious waiting for Hai Dang’s answers…

 

…and happy with his right answer
…and happy with his right answer

 

 

 

Hai Dang in last section of the final (Photo: Hai Minh)
Hai Dang in last section of the final (Photo: Hai Minh)

 

 

Sad faces of students when the champion was announced
Sad faces of students when the champion was announced

 

Hai Dang wins second of 19th “Road to Olympia” (Photo: Hai Minh)
Hai Dang gets the second place of  the 19th “Road to Mount Olympia” (Photo: Hai Minh)
 
 H.Ngan
Translated by H.N