40-Plus African Nations to Attend 1st International Robot Olympics for High School Students in Washington, D.C.

40-Plus African Nations to Attend 1st International Robot Olympics for High School Students in Washington, D.C.

For Immediate Release

24 April 2017

Alexandria, VA. FIRST Global (www.first.global) is hosting the world’s first international robot Olympics for high school students this July in Washington, D.C., with nearly 160 nations in attendance, including more than 40 nations from Africa. With each nation planning to send one team to represent their home country at this first-of-a-kind global event, participating teams will include representatives from every corner of the world, ranging from rural parts of Latin and South America, to the industrialized powerhouses of Europe and Asia, to peaceful and violence plagued regions of Africa alike.

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