Vietnamese Youth Shine at Microsoft Office Specialist World Championship with 3 Medals

Vietnamese students achieved success at the final round of the Microsoft Office Specialist World Championship, taking home a Silver and two Bronze medals and placing in the Top 4 and Top 6 in the world.


Vietnamese Students Win Medals at International Technology Competitions

Three Vietnamese students have been recognized for their outstanding performance in the Microsoft Office Specialist World Championship (MOSWC 2023) and the Adobe Certified Professional World Championship 2023 (ACPWC 2023) held in Florida, USA. Nguyen Thi Thanh Truc won a silver medal while Dang Thi Minh Anh and Hoang Thuy Linh received bronze medals. The competition, in its 21st year, drew over 1.3 million entries from around the world.

Students qualifying for the competition had to pass a Microsoft Office Specialist certification exam. Regional competitions were also held, with 133 finalists making it to the final round in Orlando, Florida.

Vietnamese Students Win 3 Medals at Microsoft Office Specialist World Championship

The silver medalist, Nguyen Thi Thanh Truc, is from Vietnam Maritime University. Dang Thi Minh Anh represents Le Hong Phong High School for the Gifted in Nam Dinh province, and Hoang Thuy Linh is from the Foreign Trade University.

Other Vietnamese students also excelled in the competition. Nguyen Tuan Dung and Do Thanh Viet from Nguyen Tat Thanh Secondary and High School secured top rankings. Bui Minh Tra from Chu Van An High School was recognized in the ACPWC 2023, and Ngo Hoang Phu from Van Lang University earned an award voted by the audience.

Doan Hong Nam, the head of the Vietnamese team, expressed pride in the students’ achievements and highlighted their consistency in performing well in the competition over the years.

Vietnamese Students Win 3 Medals at Microsoft Office Specialist World Championship

This success brings the total number of medals won by Vietnamese students in the two competitions to 21 over the past 14 years. Vietnam has consistently performed well in the MOS World Championship, an international competition held annually since 2002.

Last year, the Vietnamese team topped the 2022 Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) World Championship in the US with two gold, one silver, and one bronze medal.

The 2023 MOS World Champions were also announced. Participants from Vietnam secured third place in Microsoft Word (Office 2016) and Microsoft Excel (Office 2016).