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Silver Medal Won by Phil. Science High School Student at International Math Olympics

Kyle Dulay in 2016 Recognition Rites at PSHS

A student from the Philippine Science High School (PSHS) Main Campus won the Silver Medal at the International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO) at Rio De Janeiro held last July 18 -29, 2017. 

Kyle Dulay of PSHS garnered 24 points in the competition, 1 point shy of the Gold Medal. It was the 58th IMO edition and the first held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Also, the Philippine Team placed 17th in the math Olympiad in a field participated in by 111 countries and had 615 competitors.

The IMO was first held in 1959, in Romania and is one of the most prestigious mathematics tournament in the world.

It is organized by the Organized by Instituto de Matemática Pura e Aplicada (IMPA), and was conducted with the International Congress of Mathematicians.

Its aims are to stimulate interest in Mathematics among the world’s youth and also as a means of creating exchanges of ideas among different cultures.

The 58th IMO is part of the Biennium of Mathematics 2017–2018 Gomes de Souza, an initiative that aims to disseminate mathematical and scientific knowledge throughout society.  

Kyle Dulay has participated in previous IMO editions and has won the Gold in the 206 57th IMO and the Bronze medal in 2014.

He was also the National Math Champ in the 2016 Metrobank MTAP-DepEd Math Challenge.

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