Belarus wins gold at the 22nd International Olympiad in Informatics

21 August 2010

The 22nd International Olympiad in Informatics.Final results

4th year in a row a 15 y.o. Gennady Korotkevich brings gold for our country at the International Olympiad in Informatics.
This year the Olympiad took place in Waterloo, Canada and gathered more than 300 participants under 20 y.o. from 80 countries around the world.

Gennady scored 778 points out of 800 and left the rest of the participants far behind.

The rest of the team: Aliaksei Kolesau, Yauheni Hrytskevich and Pavel Kalinnikov won bronze.

It has already become a good tradition for the Belarusian participants to regularly be among the leaders of the competition. That is good news for the Belarusian IT-industry - well-trained and talented young shift is on the way.

Congratulations to the Belarusian team. Keep up your good work!

Special thanks to the sponsors of the team, HTP residents "Sciencesoft" and "Numerical Methods", who made the trip to Canada possible.

Quick Facts
The first IOI was held in Bulgaria in 1989. It was proposed by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and is one of five academic Olympiads for high school students throughout the world.

The goals of the IOI are to bring together, challenge, and give recognition to young students from around the world who are the most talented in informatics (computer science), and to foster friendship among these students from diverse cultures.

The International Olympiad in Informatics (IOI) is one of the most recognized computer science competitions in the world.

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