Thai students have won eight gold metals in an international robotic competition in Hong Kong, while winning another 19 prizes. A total of 61 teams competed in the InterCity Robotic Olympiad 2012.The Thai gold medals went to students at the primary and lower secondary levels at Ban In Plaeng school in Sakon Nakhon, for fastingrunning two and fourlegged horselike robots, handwound robots and fighting and triathlon robots; and to Hin Ngom Phitthayakhom in Sakon Nakhon for a plant exploratory robot.

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