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Armenian Students Shine with Eight Medals at International Biology Olympiad in Bali

Armenian students in Biology Olympiad

Armenian students have achieved remarkable success at the 4th International Applied Biology Olympiad (IABO), securing a total of eight medals, including two gold, five silver, and one bronze. The competition, held from June 20-23 in Bali, Indonesia, drew participants from around the globe.


Representatives from Armenia excelled across all categories, with each of the eight students from three educational centers in Armenia earning medals. Leading the Armenian team was Vahagn Gevorgyan, a biology teacher at Quantum College, who guided the students through their rigorous preparations.


Among the standout achievers were Aram Kerobyan, an 11th-grade student from Quantum College, and Mariam Galstyan, a 10th-grade student from YSU STEM School, who clinched gold medals. Silver medals were awarded to Ara Melkonyan and Hrachya Sevoyan, both 11th-grade students from Quantum College, as well as Ani Gevorgyan, a 9th-grade student from Quantum College, Nane Ananikyan, a 10th-grade student from YSU STEM School, and Ellen Danielyan, a 10th-grade student from Hrazdan High School No. 10. Hayk Harutyunyan, a 10th-grade student from Quantum College, secured a bronze medal.


These students had successfully navigated through the initial online rounds to qualify for the final competition in Bali. The event brought together over 100 participants from Armenia, the United States, Bangladesh, Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia, Nepal, and the Philippines, showcasing a diverse range of talents and scientific skills.

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