- July 31, 2014 3:04 PM
Filipino students brought home 39 awards, including two gold medals, from an international mathematics competition in South Korea last week.
According to Mathematics Trainers' Guild—Philippines, delegates to the 2014 Korea International Mathematics Competition (KIMC) in Daejeon, South Korea bagged two gold, four silver, and eight bronze medals, and 12 merit awards, as well as the champion, one first runner-up, and nine second runner-up trophies at the math meet.
According to the guild, the following brought home medals and trophies:
- Albert John Patupat, Holy Rosary College
- Clyde Wesley Ang, Chiang Kai Shek College
In the high school competition, RP Team B composed of Clyde Wesley Ang, Jaba, Lim Tiong Soon, and Patupat was the champion in the group contest and second runner-up in the team contest.
The Philippine delegation was among 576 elementary and high school students from 31 countries who joined the competition.
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