PHL is 1st overall in 13th Math Competition in Singapore

The Philippine delegation to the 13th International Mathematics Competition (IMC) held in Singapore placed 1st Overall, bringing home 245 medals.

IMC Philippine delegation
Some members of Philippine delegation for the 13th IMC [by MTG/Henry Castro via Rappler]

The massive medal haul include 33 gold, 66 silver, and 146 bronze medals for the Filipino elementary and high school mathletes which also brought home 111 merit awards.

Robert Frederik Uy of the Philippine Science High School-West Visayas was awarded as the Top Scorer in the Grade 7 level. 

Dr. Isidro Aguilar and Dr. Simon Chua of the Mathematics Trainers Guild-Philippines (MTG) announced the win of the Philippine delegation with a complete list of the medalists and their schools.

“The overall results show Filipino students’ high competence in math. We are very happy with their latest achievement. Congratulations to our contestants,” said Aguilar.

The champion Filipino math wizards battled against competitors from 13 other countries, including China which came in second, and Thailand at third.

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