British Mathematical Olympiad Subtrust

Coming events:
27 December–4 January: Hungary camp
(see full calendar for more)

Welcome to the British Mathematical Olympiad

(2 December 2017)

This year’s BMO Round 1 paper was taken yesterday; video solutions are available online. Production facilities for the video were donated by the University of Bath Audio Visual Unit.

(2 November 2017)

The following participants in the UK Mathematical Olympiad for Girls (UK MOG) scored 40 or more out of 50 and have been awarded book prizes.

Connie Bambridge-Sutton50
Emily Beatty50
Louisa Cullen50
Hannah Erlebach50
Naomi Hope50
Yuhka Machino50
Sophie McInerney50
Melissa Quail50
Andrea Sendula50
Emma Sun50
Naomi Wei50
Naomi Bazlov49
Rose Blyth49
Sarah Gleghorn49
Alevtina Studenikina49
Katherine Horton47
Florence Miller46
Kira Dhariwal44
Lauren Weaver44
Kira Miller43
Amelia Rout43
Ella de Csillery42
Suzie Huang42
Milly Cohen41
Noam Eyal41
Tilly Joyce41
Sejal Patel41
Selina Wang41
Alice Horrell40
Soumya Krishna Kumar40
Melissa Yao40

(28 October 2017)

The markers’ report for the 2017 UK Mathematical Olympiad for Girls paper is now available, including extended discussions of the problems and the approaches taken by candidates.

(6 October 2017)

The UK Mathematical Olympiad for Girls (UK MOG) paper was taken yesterday. Solutions are also available. The paper will be marked on the weekend of 14–15 October.

(8 August 2017)

The reports on past IMOs now include Geoff Smith’s report on IMO 2017.

Our thanks to this year’s IMO supporter, Oxford Asset Management.

(25 July 2017)

A press release about the UK performance at IMO 2017 is now available.

Our thanks to this year’s IMO supporter, Oxford Asset Management.

(21 July 2017)

The IMO papers were sat on 18 and 19 July. The results of the UK team members are shown below. We obtained three Gold and two Bronze medals and an Honourable Mention and a score of 130 out of 252, coming equal 9th out of 111 participating countries. The medal boundaries were for 25 for Gold, 19 for Silver and 16 for Bronze.

Name Q1Q2Q3Q4Q5Q6TotalMedal
Joe Benton 7 7 5 7 1 229Gold Medal
Rosie Cates 7 1 0 7 0 318Bronze Medal
Jacob Coxon 7 3 0 7 0 017Bronze Medal
Neel Nanda 7 4 0 7 0 725Gold Medal
Alexander Song 7 1 0 7 0 015Honourable Mention
Harvey Yau 7 1 0 7 7 426Gold Medal

The achievements of this year’s UK olympiad teams will be celebrated at the Science Museum on Monday 25 September, when Professor Ursula Martin CBE will give the 40th annual IMO lecture.

Our thanks to this year’s IMO supporter, Oxford Asset Management.