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Filipinos reap medals in international math contest

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Amassing a total of 240 medals and 87 merit awards, the Philippines topped in the International Mathematics Wizard Challenge 2016 held last July 20-23, 2016 in Bangkok, Thailand.
The Filipino team composed of 350 elementary and secondary students from Grades 1- 10 won 34 gold, 74 silver, and 132 bronze medals while 82 were awarded merit awards in the said international math contest.
A total of 868 students from different countries joined the competition. Among the participating teams are Hong Kong, Macau, Vietnam, Indonesia, India, Thailand and China (Guangzhou and Xiamen).
This year’s competition was held in two venues, in Hong Kong for the Chinese participants and in Bangkok, Thailand for Vietnam, Indonesia, India, Thailand and Philippine participants.
            The Philippine gold medalists and top scorers include: Names Grades School Medals Recognition 1 Co, Justine Aaron S. Grade 1 St. Jude Catholic School Gold Top Scorer 2