Belarusian Pupils Won 4 Medals in International Olympiad in Informatics

Belarusian Pupils Won 4 Medals in International Olympiad in Informatics
15 July 2013
15 July 2013
The 25th International Olympiad in Informatics (IOI) finished on July 13, 2013 in Brisbane, Australia. This year more than 360 pupils from 91 countries participated in it. According to the rules, each country can be represented by no more than 4 participants who are selected in national competitions. To participate in the International Olympiad, Belarusian pupils went through a serious selection process: on the school, regional and republican levels.

Our team consisted of 4 people and everyone took a prize. Altogether they won 4 medals: a gold, silver and 2 bronzes.

GOLD – Sergey Kulik, school № 9, Mozur (490 points);

SILVER – Konstantin Sokolov, lyceum of BSU, Minsk (427 points);

BRONZE – Vladislav Podtelkin, lyceum of BSU, Minsk (344 points)

Konstantin Vilchevskij, educational and pedagogical complex, Grodno region (267 points).

The participation in the competition became possible for our team thanks to sponsorship aid from the Hi-Tech Park resident company Game Stream. The company paid for the travel and accommodation.

“Its important for our company to support those who represent Belarus in various competitions on the global arena, show high intellectual level and won’t give up without fighting” – commented the Head of Game Stream Victor Novochadov.

The International Olympiad in Informatics (IOI) is one of the most recognized computer science competitions among pupils in the world. The first Olympiad was held in 1989. The competition consists of two parts. Participants are offered algorithmic programming problems to be solved on a personal computer. Next year they Taiwan (China) will host the competition. In 2015 it will be held in Kazachstan.

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