Belarusian Pupils Took 5 Medals in the International Physics Olympiad

16 July 2013

Belarusian pupils took 3 silver and 2 bronze medals in the International Physics Olympiad (IPhO), held on July 7-15, 2013 in Copenhagen (Denmark). This year more than 400 students from 83 countries participated in the competition.

Each member of the Belarusian team returned home from Denmark with a medal:

Silver medals:

Ivan Mitkovets, Lyceum of Belarusian State University (Minsk);

Alexander Goncharuk, Gymnasium #3 (Grodno);

Maxim Litskevich, School #2 (Kamenets).

Bronze medals:

Alex Duduk, Lyceum of Belarusian State University (Minsk);

James Akvuh, Gymnasium #1 (Polotsk).

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International Physics Olympiad (IPhO) is an annual competition for pupils from different countries in theoretical knowledge of physics and the ability to apply its methods in practice. The first competition was held in Warsaw in 1967. In 1984 France was disqualified for 20 years for the late rejection to host the Olympiad.

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