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Filipino Math wizards bag 189 medals in Singapore

/ 09:55 PM August 05, 2019
Filipino Math wizards bag 189 medals in Singapore

Filipino gold medalists display the Philippine flag at the awarding ceremony of the 15th International Mathematics Contest (IMC) in Singapore. (Photo by MTG)

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine delegation in at the 15th International Mathematics Contest (IMC) in Singapore took home over 180 medals as they competed against 14 other countries.

The Mathematics Trainers Guild-Philippines (MTG) said that the Philippine delegation bagged 27 gold, 54 silver and 108 bronze medals from the competition.

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Aside from the medals, the delegation also received 80 merit awards.

Other competing nations in the contest, which was held in from August 2 to 5, included Australia, Bulgaria, China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Iran, Malaysia, Mexico, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam.

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The Philippine delegation was headed by Felix Romy Triambulo, schools division superintendent of Zamboanga City, as well as team leaders Manuel Kotah, Arvie Ubarro, Myrna Agtarap and Resicito Navarro.

“Congratulations to our Filipino students for achieving a bountiful harvest of medals this year at IMC. We commend them for their hard work,” said MTG president Dr. Isidro Aguilar.

In 2018, the Philippines took home 27 gold, 53 silver and 116 bronze medals at the 14th IMC in Singapore.

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