Via The New York Times.
The United States has won the 57th International Mathematical Olympiad, the world’s most prestigious problem-solving competition for high school students.
The competition, held July 6-16 in Hong Kong, included teams from over 100 countries. The winning U.S. team score was 214 out of a possible 252, ahead of the Republic of Korea (207) and China (204). Rounding out the top ten were Singapore (196), Taiwan (175), North Korea (168), Russian Federation (165), United Kingdom (165), Hong Kong (161) and Japan (156).
Congratulations to the U.S. team: students Ankan Bhattacharya, Michael Kural, Allen Liu, Junyao Peng, Ashwin Sah, and Yuan Yao, head coach Po-Shen Loh, and deputy coach Razvan Gelca.
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