Danish finalists ready for World Robot Olympiad

Saturday October 1st, young robot programmers from Teknisk Gymnasium Thisted and Hjørring Gymnasium won the Danish finals of World Robot Olympiad (WRO) at Department of Computer Science.

Throughout the day young robot programmers from all over the country competed to find the Danish participants at this year’s edition of WRO – the most prestigious and profiled robot competition in the world.

Eventually two teams from Teknisk Gymnasium Thisted and Hjørring Gymnasium won the title as winners respectively in the 'Regular' and 'Open' category. Along with the winners from the university category "Advanced Robotics Challenge" (ARC), Teknisk Gymnasium Thisted and Hjørring Gymnasium will now be representing Denmark at the international finals at WRO in New Delhi, India November 25th -27th. Read more on the finals here (full Danish Press Release).

The organizers of the Danish finals of WRO (eskills.dk and Department of Computer Science) would like to congratulate the winners and thank all participants and sponsors - see our facebook page for more pictures.


Left: The winners in the ’Regular’-category: ”Team Teutonia” from Teknisk Gymnasium Thisted (from the left: Teamleader Allan Ekström, Chris Rejnholt Sixhøj and Niki Ewald Zakariassen, samt holdleder. Right:  Winners in the ’Open’-category: ”Team Breaking Bad Bricks” from Hjørring Gymnasium (Uffe Lauge Christensen and teamleader Emil Fulei Lykke Aagreen. The third member - Anne Christensen - not present.