The Indian Contingent won five medals in 45th International Physics Olympiad (IPHO2014) held in Astana, Kazakhstan from 13 July to 21 July 2014 at the Nazarbayev University in Astana. India won 2 gold medals and 3 silver medals in the Olympiad.
Aniket Bajpai (Maharashtra) and Chitraang Murdia (Rajasthan) won gold medals while Bure Vidya Sagar Nadin, Srikakulam (AP) Gurukirat Singh Bajwa, Hoshiarpur (Punjab) and Rupanshu Ganvir (Maharashtra) secured silver medals.
The Indian contingent was accompanied by the Dr. Praveen Pathak, of Homi Bhabha Centre for Science Education, TIFR, Mumbai and others.
The 45th International Physics Olympiad (IPHO2014) was organized by the Ministry of Education and Science of Kazakhstan. The sponsor of this event was Exxon Mobil Kazakhstan.
In the IPHO2014 84 countries participated with 374 of the brightest students from across the world in the competition.
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Who: Indian Contingent
When: 13 July to 21 July 2014