India bags five medals at International Math Olympaid

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 21, 2009 - 23:34

Mumbai: India bagged three silver and two Bronze medals at the 50th International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO) which concluded today at Bremen, Germany.
A total of 108 countries participated in the prestigious
world event for young meritorious students in mathematics.

India was represented by a six member team of which
three students -- Akashnil Dutta from Kolkata, Ananth Shankar
from Chennai and Samir Wagh from Pune -- received silver
medals.

Subhadip Choudhury of Midnapur, West Bengal and Gaurav
Patil from Pune got two bronze medals.

Another student Akshay Mittal from New Delhi had received
honourable mention at the Olympiad, according to a release
here.

The team was led by C R Pranechar of the Mathematical
Olympiad Cell at the Homi Bhabha Centre for Science Education.

Zafar Ahmad of BARC was the deputy leader of the team and
S A Katre of the University of Pune accompanied them as an
observer.

Bureau Report



First Published: Tuesday, July 21, 2009 - 23:34

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