British Mathematical Olympiad Subtrust

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News: IMO 2015 results (14 July 2015)

The IMO papers were sat on 10 and 11 July. The results of the UK team members are shown below. We obtained four Silver and one Bronze medals and one Honourable Mention and a score of 109 out of 252, coming 22nd out of 104 participating countries. The medal boundaries were for 26 for Gold, 19 for Silver and 14 for Bronze.

Name Q1Q2Q3Q4Q5Q6TotalMedal
Joe Benton 7 2 1 7 1 119Silver Medal
Lawrence Hollom 7 1 0 1 1 010Honourable Mention
Samuel Kittle 7 2 0 7 3 019Silver Medal
Warren Li 7 7 1 7 3 025Silver Medal
Neel Nanda 7 1 0 7 2 017Bronze Medal
Harvey Yau 7 2 1 7 2 019Silver Medal

The team leaves Chiang Mai on Thursday 16 July and arrives back in the UK on Friday 17 July. The achievements of this year’s UK olympiad teams will be celebrated at the Royal Society on Monday 21 September, when Professor Adam McBride OBE will give the 38th annual IMO lecture, on “Mathematical Challenges”.

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


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