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Talk of the week: Indonesia wins 2ND at HYDROcontest 2018

  • The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Fri, September 14 2018   /  03:06 am

Courtesy of kemlu.go.idA team of Indonesian youths from the University of Indonesia (UI) earned second place in the long-distance category of the international competition HYDROcontest, held at St. Tropez in southern France from Sept. 2 to 9, barely losing to competitors from the University of Southampton in the United Kingdom, the Indonesian Foreign Ministry said in a statement on its website. Teams from three Indonesian universities took part in this contest representing the nation: UI, Diponegoro University Semarang and 10 November Institute of Technology. In addition to representing Indonesia, these three teams also represented Asia in this competition, which featured a total of 31 teams from 15 countries.The Indonesian teams took part in three categories: mass transportation, private boats and long distance. The Hydros Foundation, which organized this event, supplied each participat...