Team India Wins Silver at the 13th World Robot Olympiad (Download PDF)

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Outshining over 450 teams, team “High Voltage” from India (Gurugram) won silver in the Regular Junior High category in the 13th World Robot Olympiad (WRO) that concluded at India Expo Mart in Greater Noida. International championship, jointly organized by National Council of Science Museums (NCSM) under the aegis of the Ministry of Culture and India STEM Foundation (ISF), was based on the theme “Rap the Scrap”.

Indian Team Wins Silver in WRO

Indian Team Wins Silver in WRO

Indian Team Wins Silver in WRO

Highlights

  • Over 1,000 students from all over India on Sunday presented innovative ideas on how to manage and recycle waste using robots at the national championship of the World Robot Olympiad 2016.
  • Total 245 teams qualified for the national championship.
  • The biggest robotics competition for students between the age group of nine to 25 years, from 245 teams, about 60 models would represent India in the international championship.

What is WRO?

  • World Robot Olympiad is an event for science, technology and education which brings together the young people all over the world to develop their creativity and problem-solving skills through challenging and educational robotics competitions.
  • Schools are invited to enter a team of three students to participate in this competition.
  • Participating teams need to create, design and build a robot model that look or behave like a human athlete.
  • The competition starts from preliminary to the final judging.

Competition Categories

A team may only participate in one category. The World Robot Olympiad has four competition categories:

  •    Regular Category
  •    Open Category
  •    WRO Football
  •    Advance Robotics Challenge
Image of Competition Categories

Image of Competition Categories

Image of Competition Categories

Indian Winners of the Past

  • First time in the history of World Robot Olympiad, Indian students won three medals (1Gold & 2Silver) and one position (Eighth) in the WRO 2015.

- Published/Last Modified on: December 2, 2016

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