Filipinos wins 6 medals at the International Math Olympiad hosted by Russia

Department of Science and Technology (DOST) announced that the Philippine team won six medals at the 62nd International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO).

Silver medalists in the Olympics of math competitions were Immanuel Josiah Balete of St. Stephen’s High School, Raphael Dylan Dalida of Philippine Science High School – Main Campus, Steven Reyes of Saint Jude Catholic School, and Bryce Ainsley Sanchez of Grace Christian College.

Bronze medalists for Sarji Elijah Bona of De La Salle University – Senior High School and Vincent Dela Cruz of Valenzuela City School of Mathematics and Science.

“This is a very good year for waving the Philippine banner in the international arena. These students are showing the world that Filipinos are achievers in anything they put their minds to, be it sports or intellectual pursuits,” said DOST Science Education Institute (DOST-SEI) Director Dr. Josette T. Biyo.

The six-man team ranked 23rd out of 107 countries, which it outperforms past performance as 43rd place in 2020.

Hosted by St. Petersburg, Russia, the 62nd IMO is the second competition in a row held online due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

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