The 1st Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Robotics Challenge was held in Tashkent, Uzbekistan from 27 October to 31 October.
The event was arranged by COMSTECH, the Ministerial Standing Committee on Scientific and Technological Cooperation of the OIC, in collaboration with the OIC General Secretariat, Islamic Development Bank (IDB), and Ministry of Innovative Development of Uzbekistan.
The OIC Robotics Challenge took place in the UZEXPOCENTRE exhibition center in Tashkent during INNO week to explore innovative ideas.
The competition was divided into two categories; Robo Sumo and Robo Football.
The teams participating in these two categories consisted of three members from 17-23 years of age. Each team had a choice to bring along a manager with them.
More than 400 participants from OIC member states showcased their skills in the competition.
Ali Raza of NUST and Usama Naseer of COMSATS represented Pakistan in the Robo Sumo competition.
Moreover, Muhammad Awais Khan, Muhammad Ahmad Ali, Abdul Waqas and Muhammad Ammar Hassan from Lahore Garrison University (LGU) demonstrated their abilities in the Robo Football competition.
Pakistan finished 3rd in the Robo Football competition.
Following are the results of both competitions
Robo Football Results
1st place: Jordan
2nd place: Uzbekistan
3rd place: Pakistan
Robo Sumo Results
1st place: Tajikistan
2nd place: Kyrgyzstan
3rd place: Uzbekistan
The participants of the OIC Robotics Challenge were accorded with a guided tour of the INNOWEEK as well.