A group of seven Indian students has bagged two awards at the FIRST Global robotics Olympiad in the US where 157 countries participated.
The students, who hail from Mumbai, won gold for the Zhang Heng Engineering Design Award and bronze for the Global Challenge Match at the international robotics challenge organised by FIRST Global in Washington, according to a statement.
The Indian team was led by 15-year-old Rahesh, the youngest member of the group. Others were the team spokesperson Aadiv Shah, alliance strategist Harsh Bhatt, alliance analyst Vatsin, robot tactician Adhyyan, robot controller Tejas, and the robot driver, Raghav.
The Afghan team won the Rajaa Cherkaoui El Moursli award for courageous achievement. First Daughter Ivanka Trump met them at the competition venue in the morning.