19 Aug Angolan team participates in World Robotics Championship
Arotech, an initiative of Angolan students that encourages interest in new technologies, was selected to participate in the international robotics Olympiads (FIRST Global) happening in Mexico City on 16 – 18 in August of 2018.
This event gives student delegates a first-hand experience with involvement with different technologies and the ability of unique exposure to the technological process that other students have experienced in their countries as an event and a global competition with the participation of more than 150 countries.
What were the results of the Angolan team?
The young people shared the results on their official website:
The first two days were reserved for Assembly, Robot readjustments and participation in the Games.
All games are made collectively, an “Alliance”. The teams compete against each other. The “Alliance” with more points wins the game.
Day 1, Thursday: the Angolan team participated in 2 games, having won 1 and lost another.
Day 2, Friday: the Angolan team participated in 6 games, having won 3 and lost 3.
Total for both days: 4 games won and 4 games lost.
Composition of the Angolan team:
- Coach / Mentor: Cristovao Cacombe
- Students to compete: Joel Zeca (driver and programming assistant), Abigail Eliane (assistant assembly)
Note that the Angolan team had problems with their robot and had to mount again in Mexico, counting on the help of the teams in the place.