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Armenian Prodigies Win 17 Medals at International Zhautykov Olympiad

Armenian Prodigies Win 17 Medals at International Zhautykov Olympiad

Armenian students showcased their exceptional talents in mathematics, physics, and informatics, clinching a total of 17 medals at the 20th International Zhautykov Olympiad held in Almaty, Kazakhstan, from January 8 to 13, 2024.

The Armenian delegation, consisting of 15 students from the PhysMath School, 13 students from Quantum College, and five students from Photon Gymnasium, made a remarkable impact on the prestigious educational event. In total, the representatives of Armenia secured two gold, five silver, and ten bronze medals.

Among the standout achievements, 11 out of 15 students from the PhysMath School earned medals, including 1 gold, 4 silver, and 6 bronze. Additionally, 5 out of 13 students from the Quantum College were medalists, winning 1 gold, 1 silver, and 3 bronze. One student from the Photon school also earned a bronze medal.

Notable individual successes included Sargis Arakelyan, a 9th-grade student of PhysMath School, and Hayk Andreasyan, a 12th-grade student of Quantum College, both winning gold medals. Arakelyan, being the youngest participant, received special recognition for his outstanding achievement.

In total, Armenian schoolchildren secured an impressive tally of 17 medals, reaffirming their talent in the fields of mathematics, physics, and informatics on the international stage.

The Zhautykov Olympiad, an annual event hosted in Kazakhstan, stands as one of the most prestigious educational competitions globally. Drawing participants from over fifteen countries, the Olympiad challenges talented students with sophisticated problems in mathematics, physics, and computer science, fostering a collaborative and competitive atmosphere.

Given the rapid advancements in technology, the three areas of the Zhautykov Olympiad provide participants with a unique opportunity to deepen their interest in research activities and fuel their passion to contribute to innovative technological progress.

Over the years, the Zhautykov Olympiad has grown in prominence, attracting participants from every corner of the globe and serving as a platform for nurturing the next generation of scientific and technological leaders.


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