15-year-old school kids make versatile robot. To represent India in World Robotics Olympiad.

The challenge was to create a versatile robot that can help load and unload ships, fuel them and pilot them to open sea — a robot to solve ocean traffic problems. The team – Spero Hertz – comprising Hriday Parikh and Shreyaans Bohora, both 15-year-old students of Navrachana School, Sama, Vadodara, along with their coach Mukesh Bind, made the robot that can solve the challenge in 85 seconds!

They bagged bronze medal in the World Robotics Olympiad (WRO) 2023 national championship and will represent India at the international championship to be held in Panama.

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> Hriday Parikh has won the robot Olympiad national championship in 2016, 2018 and an international championship in 2019. He has been learning robotics and coding since he was 8.

> WRO comprises three levels — the regional level that was held in August in Pune, the national level that was held in September in Greater Noida, and the international level that is scheduled between November 7 and November 9 at Panama City, Panama.

> The WRO national level competition was hosted by India STEM Foundation at India Expo Mart, Greater Noida.

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