Mongolian students to participate in “The National Geographic World Championship”
Three Mongolian students will participate in “The National Geographic World Championship”, which will be held in St.Petersburg, Russia. They were selected from the “Mongolian Wunderkind 2013” olympiad, which was organized by the Ministry of Education and Science, the National Geographic Mongolia project, National Geographic Kids Mongolia, and the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation.
Editor in Chief of National Geographic Kids Mongolia, E.Tsolmon, said, “We organized ‘Mongolian Wunderkind 2013′ in four stages. A total of 356 students participated. In the first and second stages, 50 students passed examinations. The third and fourth stages were organized for television. A student from Sant School, G.Turbold, placed first, a student from Monturk School, U.Bayarbat, placed second and a student from Sant School, L.Amarbold, placed third. They will participate in the world championship, representing Mongolia.”
The Mongolian students who will participate in the 11th world championship, left for Russia on July 27.
G.Turbold said, “I am preparing for competition. I’ll try my best.”
Teams from 17 countries, including Australia, Canada, China, USA, India and Poland, will compete in this biennial championship.
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