A number of Iranian schoolboys and schoolgirls have managed to win five gold, three silver and four bronze medals and a diploma of honour at the 5th International Tournament of Mathematics without Borders held from June 30 to July 2 in Nessebar, Bulgaria.
With such splendid achievements, the Iranian team was chosen as the team with the highest quality at the Bulgarian tournament.
The 13-member Iranian team attending the international tournament competed with some leading teams from countries like Russia, Romania and Vietnam, a report by ISNA said.
Masiha Baqeri (grade 7), Sepehr Ramezani (grade 7), Ariyan Alavi (grade 9), Mohammad-Hassan Falahat (grade 9), and Zahra Hosseini (grade 9) won gold medals.
Iranian winners of silver medals were Tabassom Jabbari (grade 5), Ariya Vahedi (grade 7) and Pourya Zare’i (grade7).
Mohammad Ghanizadegan (grade 5), Sadra Khaleqi (grade 6), Seyyed Reza Emami (grade 6), and Pouya Jahangirmorad (grade 7) won the bronze medals.
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Seyyed Rasta Jahed (grade 5) also received a diploma of honour.
Around 1,000 students from 15 countries (Australia, Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, Vietnam, Iran, Kazakhstan, China, Kyrgyzstan, Macedonia, Malta, Romania, Russia, Turkey, Uzbekistan and the Philippines) participated in this year’s tournament.