PH teams win medals and awards in Taiwan math contest
It was another big feat for our Filipino math wizards who grabbed 85 medals and 30 merit awards at the 2019 Asia International Mathematics Olympiad in Taiwan on August 4 – 8, 2019.
This year the Philippines garnered 9 gold, 28 silver, and 48 bronze medals in addition to the 30 merit awards in the individual contest.
The contest drew hundreds of participants from the following countries and territories: Taiwan, Philippines, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Macau, Indonesia, Iran, Sri Lanka, Vietnam, China, Thailand and Australia.
Giving their performance the brightest gleam by garnering gold medal were Christian Xavier Algenio (Grade 6) who also a received a national star award, Leinard Valdez (Grade 8), Derick Timothy Jalando-on (Grade 8), Jhann Rainey Fernandez (Grade 9) John Emmanuel Lacatan (Grade 9), and the following senior secondary participants Kasler Dell Abansi, Josh Adrian Pacheco, Rose Anne Doblon, and Kaitlyn Shu Too.
The following are the winners from different grade levels winning a silver medal each:
The winners of bronze medals are as follow:
This year’s recipients of merit awards are: