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FILIPINOS ACE TOUGH MATH COMPETITIONS IN CHINA

Aug 18, 2017

Young Filipino math wizards continue to bring honor to their country as they win medals in two of the toughest math contests in China.
 
Zamboangueño Sean Anderson Ty, a Grade 10 student of Zamboanga Chong Hua High School won a gold medal in the 2017 China West Math Invitational (CWMI) held in Nanchong, Sichuan, China last August 11-16, 2017.
 
Winning silver are Steven John Wang (Grade 10) of UNO High School, Elijamin Wolfgang Claveria(Grade 11) of Philippine Science High School, and Xuanye Li (Grade 11) of Xavier School.
 
Meanwhile, Grade 11 students Kenneth Shi and Eason Wong of Philippine Cultural College-Caloocan garnered bronze medals.
 
On the other hand, four lady math warriors won a bronze medal each in the 16th China Girls Mathematical Olympiad held in Chongqing, China from August 10 to 15, 2017.
 
The bronze medalists are Gabrielle Jackie Candano, (Grade 10) of Aquinas University of Legazpi, Madelyn Esther C. Cruz (Grade 11), Margaret Esther C. Cruz and Marjana Ysabella O. Montañez  (Grade 9) of Philippine Science High School – Main Campus.
 
The 4-member PH team in CGMO was presented with special awards namely, 1st runner-up in cheer dance competition and most creative group in floral arrangement.
 
The CGMO is a mathematical Olympiad held annually to bolster/promote Mathematics competition among girl participants.
 
Participants to the CGMO and CWMI come from the top secondary high schools across 30 different provinces in China, as well as teams from Hong Kong, Macau, Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore, Kazakstan and the Philippines.
 
 
The CGMO and CWMI are both Mathematical Olympiad competition with a proof-based format similar to the InternationalMathematics Olympiad.





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