Syria Wins Silver, Bronze Medals at International Mathematical Olympiad in Britain

DAMASCUS, (ST)-The Syrian team participating in the International Mathematical Olympiad in Britain won two medals, a silver and a bronze, as well as three certificates of appreciation (Honourable Mentions).

112 countries took part in the event whose competitions were concluded on Friday.

The Distinction and Creativity Agency said in a statement on Saturday that Ahmad Rajab Khamis and Mohammad Bashir al-Hafi from the "al-Basel" high school for the excelled in Aleppo, won a silver medal and a bronze medal respectively.

 Abdulkarim al-Sayed Ramadan from Damascus, Majd Hani Naser from Lattakia, and Mohammad Fouad al-Mueen from Aleppo got certificates of appreciation.

By achieving these results, Syria ranked 55 after it had ranked 60 in 2018, according to the Distinction and Creativity Agency.

The International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO) 2019 kicked off in Britain on July 17th. Winners will be awarded their prizes on Sunday.

Hamda Mustafa