Robonium Bangladesh, a Bangladeshi robotics team, has achieved 5th position in the World Robot Olympiad 2023 held in Panama. The young team consists of Israfil Shaheen Arannya of Cantonment Public School and College, Rangpur; and Qazi Mostahid Labib and Tafsir Tahrim of Sunnydale. They participated in the ‘Future Innovators (Senior)’ category and won the 5th position, competing against 451 teams from 77 different countries.
Bangladeshi team ‘mechaScratch_404,’ consisting of Abu Nafis Mohammad Noor Rohan and Mahir Tajwar Chowdhury, secured the 11th position in the ‘Future Engineers’ category. Another Bangladeshi team, ‘Bite Bandits,’ whose members are Chowdhury Muhammad Minhatullah, Atika Binte Amin, and Hashibuzzaman Bhuiyan, achieved the 16th position in the ‘Future Innovators (Senior)’ category. WRO has four primary categories: RoboMission, RoboSports, Future Innovators, and Future Engineers. In the RoboMission and Future Innovators segments, competitors are placed into 3 age-based groups: Elementary, Junior High, and Senior High. Elementary category consists of participants under 13 years old, Junior High is for those aged 11 to 15, and Senior High includes ages 14 to 19.