The six-member team of the students from India won Two Silver & Three Bronze Medals at the 54th International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO) 2013 held at Santa Marta, Colombia during 18 July 2013-28 July 2013.
These students were chosen from across the country schools, which were sponsored by the Homi Bhabha Centre for Science Education (HBCSE), an Institution under the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR), Mumbai.
54th International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO) was the world event in which 528 students participated in all. The winners from India were facilitated on 1 August 2013 in Mumbai at the HBCSE. The Silver Medal winners include Shubham Sinha (New Delhi) and Sangik Saha (Kolkata West Bengal). The winners of Bronze Medal include Anish Prasad Sevekari (Pune-Maharashtra), Pallav Goyal (Chattisgarh) and Pranab Nuti (Hyderabad-Andhra Pradesh).
The Indian team was led by Prof. C.R. Pranesachar, Mathematical Olympiad Cell, HBCSE, TFIR Bengaluru Dr. Aditi Phadke, Norrowsjee Wadia College Pune and deputy Leader, Prof. C.R. Pranesachar Leader, Dr. V.V.Acharya, Ferguson Coolege Pune (Observer).
About the International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO)
• The International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO) is the World Championship Mathematics Competition meant for the High School students.
• It is held every year in different countries.
• First International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO) was organised in the year 1959 in Romania, where 7 countries participated in all.
• At present, the IMO has expanded to more than 100 countries from 5 continents in all.
• It is the responsibility of IMO Advisory Board to make sure that this competition is organised every year and that the host country follows the rules and regulations as well as traditions of IMO.