Taipei, July 17 (CNA) Taiwanese students won five golds in the 2011 International Physics Olympiad, the best showing of any of the 84 countries that participated in the event, the Ministry of Education (MOE) said Sunday.
The performance was also Taiwan's best since first entering the competition in 1994.
Hsu Tzu-min, a student at Ching Cheng High School, had the best individual showing of any participant in the competition by winning the Best Experiment Award and Best Theory Award, the ministry said.
A total of 393 students from 84 countries around the world took part in this year's event, which was held in Thailand.
(By Lin Szu-yu and Ann Chen) enditem/ls