Moscow school students won two medals at the 30th International Olympiad in Information Technology which took place from September, 1 to September, 8 in the Japanese city of Tsukuba. Vladimir Romanov, the pupil of AESC MSU, brought a gold medal in the national team medal count, Egor Lifar, the ninth-grader from School "Intellectual", earned a silver medal.
All four school students representing Russia at the international competition have returned with awards: on the account of the national team there are two gold and two silver medals.
Our national team competed with teams from more than 80 countries of the world. Within two days participants needed to solve and program three algorithmic tasks. School students had five hours in each round to perform the tasks.
The next International Olympiad in information technology will take place in 2019 in Azerbaijan.
The results of six international olympiads in mathematics, biology, physics, chemistry, geography and information technology are summed up. Moscow school students have set a record, having won 10 gold medals at the international olympiads. In total, on the account of the Russian national team there are 17 awards of the highest value. There are two more olympiads ahead, in November there will be the International Olympiad in astronomy and astrophysics, and in December Junior Science Olympiad will be held.
It is possible to follow the Moscow school students' progress at the international olympiads on the website http://vos.olimpiada.ru/2018/world