Qualified for Nationals to be held in New Delhi
Two teams from the Vadodara city won the Regional Round of World Robotics Olympiad at Bhopal in the Elementary and Junior High Categories. They are now qualified for the Nationals to be held at New Delhi on 7-8th September.Aadil Sengupta, Hriday Parikh and Shreyans Bohora, all three 7th grade students of Navrachana School, topped in the Elementary Category with full marks in all three perfect rounds in just 41 seconds.
Aabir Sarkar, a student of 8th Grade in Navrachana International School and Rishiraj Behki, a student of 8th Grade from other School, topped in the Junior High Category also with perfect rounds in minimum times.
Both teams had gone to China representing India at the International Level in the recently concluded World Adolescent Robotics Contest (WARC) in their respective Categories and had won top accolades.
On account of their participation in China, they missed the Regional Round held in Ahmedabad for Gujarat and hence they participated in the Regional Round held in Bhopal for MP where they stamped their superiority with massive victories.
World Robotics Olympiad is an annual Robotics Competition held across 60 countries with the teams go through regional and national contests in each country. The winning teams finally representing their country at international contest with this year’s international finals to be held at Hungary in November, 2019.
The task for these robotics wizards this year was to design and build a robot to complete a given task on the theme “Smart Cities” with full accuracy in the shortest possible time with new surprise tasks in each rounds. It involves designing, building including electromechanical elements and then complex programming for task accuracy.
The teams will now be competing in the National Finals to be held in New Delhi with teams from all over the country and try to win the top honour of representing India at International Level.