Recently finished International Mathematics Olympiad brought Russian participants six medals – 2 gold and 4 silver medals.
This year Russian mathematics team consisted of schoolchildren from Moscow, Kazan, St. Petersburg, Magnitogorsk and Ulyanovsk. The team’s achievements have placed it on the fourth position in global team rating, which is slightly worse than last year, when Russian team ranked second.
This year the first place in this contest, also known as world championship in mathematics, went again to China as in 2010. This year second place went to the team of United States, and the third position was deservedly taken by the team from Singapore.
International Mathematics Olympiad was first time held in Romania in 1959. Today over 100 countries from 5 continents participate in the contest.
Source: Science & Technologies
Author: Anna Kizilova