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Taiwan places second in international math contest in Indonesia

Taiwan places second in international math contest in Indonesia

Jakarta, Dec. 30 (CNA) A team of nine high school students from Taiwan placed second in the just-ended 2013 Asian Inter-Cities Teenagers' Mathematics Olympiad held in Bogor, Indonesia, winning honors in the team, group, and individual competitions. The Taiwanese math wizards won two first-prize trophies in the full team competition, two group prizes (honoring the top three members of the team in a particular discipline), and five silver and three bronze medals in the individual events. The Philippine math team topped the Olympiad, while the team from Thailand placed third, according to event organizers. A total of 128 math wizards from 10 countries participated in the Olympiad hosted by Indonesia's Ministry of Education between Dec. 26-30. The Taiwanese math team was led by Sun Wen-hsien, president of the Taipei-based Chiu Chang Mathematics Education Foundation, Other countries represented in the contest were China, India, Bulgaria, Malaysia, Iran, Kazakhstan, and host Indonesia. (By Jay Chou and Y.L. Kao)


Updated : 2021-02-28 21:39 GMT+08:00