British Mathematical Olympiad

News: IMO team selected (1 June 2005)

After the training camp held at Oundle School from 28 May–1 June 2005, the team of six for the IMO (to be held in Mérida, Yucatán, México from 8–19 July 2005) has been chosen as:

Saul GlasmanThe Latymer School, Edmonton, London
Nathan KettleHitchin Boys’ School, Hertfordshire
Andre KuehBromsgrove School
Matthew LeeThe Robert Smyth School, Market Harborough, Leicestershire
Martin OrrMethodist College, Belfast
Jack ShottonPortsmouth Grammar School

The two reserves are (in alphabetical order):

Tom EcclesSt. Paul’s School, London
Alex SmithKing Edward VI Five Ways, Birmingham

This was a particularly difficult decision, and the selection committee spent a very long time trying to discriminate between the sixth and seventh placed students. Their work was examined in considerable detail.

The team leave the UK for pre-IMO training on 2 July, travel to Mérida on 11 July and return to the UK on 20 July.

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