Ural Vagon Zavod Awards Physics Contest Winners

28 April 2016 (16:42)

UrBC, Yekaterinburg, April 28, 2016. The 3d local physics contest for high school students closed in Nizhniy Tagil recently; prizes were established by Ural Vagon Zavod Corporation’s Executive Director Vladimir Roshchupkin, the company press service reports.

Sergei Vorobiev from Nizhniy Tagil School 9 and Pavel Cheshkov proved the strongest among 15- and 16-year-olds, while Alexei Zudov from Nizhniy Tagil School 51 won gold in the 17-year-old contestants category. 15-year-old Sofia Shipiguzova from Nizhniy Tagil School 61 won the Judges’ Choice Award for the original solution to a physics problem. Eighty-one young people took part in the competition altogether.

Vladimir Roshchupkin congratulated the winner personally and gave them tablet computers as prizes. This was the third such contest coordinated by Ural Vagon Zavod within the framework of its CSR program.

It is reported quite a few winners by now became students of Russia’s best colleges, including Saint Petersburg-based Baltic State Technical University and Yekaterinburg-based Ural Federal University.

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