Armenia’s TUMO Center for Creative Technologies team won a bronze medal taking the third place at the FIRST Global youth robotics competition held in Washington, D.C.
FIRST, an acronym meaning For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology, was established in 1989 and has organized local robotics competitions for elementary and high school students for many years. However, this year marked the first time they held a global competition, The Armenian Weekly reported
Tumo team left ahead only the European united team and Poland in a competition that brought together teams representing 163 countries.
The Armenian team comprised 14-18 years old TUMO students, including Maria Ter-Minasyan, Davit Hovhannisyan Tigran Kirakosyan, Aram Madatsyan, Lilit and Ashot Tarumyans as well as the team leader, TUMO robotics class trainer Hayk Voskanyan.
The team will arrive in Yerevan on July 21.