Students of the Karazin Kharkiv National University took prizes at the International Mathematics Competition for University Students 2020 which was held on July 25-30 in a distance learning format.
Overall, 546 students from 45 countries took part in the contest.
Volodymyr Riabov, senior at the faculty of Mathematics and Informatics, won the first prize taking 37-52 position. Junior Olha Shevchenko gained second prize taking 159-169 position. Consequently, they were ahead of the Stanford University and Lomonosov Moscow State University students.
This year, the event was organized by University College London.
Reference: The International Mathematics Competition for University Students is an annual mathematics competition open to all undergraduate students of mathematics. The competition began in 1994 in Plovdiv, Bulgaria, with 49 participants, mostly from Bulgaria, and was hosted by Plovdiv University. Over the past 26 competitions, participants from over 200 institutions from over 50 countries took part in the events.
Text: Natalia Ivanova