On 16 October 2019, one of the Sinarmas World Academy junior high school students won 3 gold medals, and the Overall Championship trophy, at the 2019 International Teenagers Mathematics Olympiad in Lucknow, India.
The International Teenagers Mathematics Olympiad (ITMO) is a biennial math competition for elementary and junior high school levels, and is divided into individual and team categories. In addition to the competition, ITMO also provides opportunities for participants for cultural exchange activities, study tours, field trips, and puzzle challenges to improve the relationship and interactions of participants from various countries. The ITMO was attended by 180 students in 45 teams from 16 countries from all over the world, namely: Bangladesh, Bulgaria, Finland, Philippines, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Russia, Taiwan, Thailand, Sri Lanka, South Africa, Nepal, Vietnam, United Arab Emirates, and Tajikistan.
In this competition, Indonesia won 9 gold medals, 9 silver medals, 1 bronze medal, 1 merit, 2 Champion trophies, 2 first runner-up trophies, and 1 second runner-up trophy. The team from Indonesia was represented by 8 junior high school students, who had been tightly selected by the Ministry of Education and Culture. During this training, David Shane Goh spent 2-3 hours a day practicing. He also said that he was very happy and grateful to be able to win the awards, which were his dream since childhood.
We would like to congratulate David Shane Goh for his achievement, and hope he can be a role model for young generations of Indonesia.
Keep up the great work!
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