Eight youngsters will represent the country in the world robotics competition.
They were selected Saturday night after building and competing with their robots in a program supervised by the Ministerio de Ciencia y Tecnología. The youngest winner is 8 years old and the oldest is 19, the ministry said.
The winners were selected in age groups. The eight will go to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, in November. More than 240 youngsters participated in the preliminaries and finals of the event.