Friday, 5 August 2016
UKM’s ASASIpintar Student Won Bronze Medal in International Biology Olyampiad
By Nastura Nasir
BANGI, 3 August 2016 – A student from ASASIpintar Pre-University Programme of National University of Malaysia won a bronze medal at The 27th International Biology Olympiad (IBO) 2016 held in Hanoi, Vietnam, recently.
The student, Soh Wei Yan, was one of Malaysia’s Biology Olympiad 2016 winners and was choosen to represent the country at the international level.
The International Biology Olympiad is an annual competition held every year among the IBO’s member countries and is a platform to assemble all talents in Biology from all over the world.
About 72 member countries of IBO witha total of 253 students took part in the competition, this year
Participants were tested on two parts which are theory and practical that evaluated their competency in mastering and applying knowledge pertaining to Biology in real world setting.
Another ASASIpintar Pre-University Programme that represented Malaysia in the Olympiad was Lee Yee Seng.