International Mathematical Olympiad

Hong Kong wins right to host 2016 International Mathematical Olympiad

Paul Tse Wai-chun. Photo: K.Y. Cheng

Hong Kong has won the bidding to host the International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO) in 2016. The event is regarded as the championship mathematics competition for pre-university students.

Sunday, 17 March, 2013, 6:31am

It all adds up to medals

Six secondary students from Hong Kong achieved good results at the 51st International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO) in Kazakhstan, bagging one gold, two silver and three bronze medals.

The result is the best for Hong Kong in recent years. Last year, five students from the city claimed one gold, two silvers and two bronzes in Germany.

20 Jul 2010 - 12:00am

Maths whizzes do HK proud in mainland contest

A team of secondary school students have won Hong Kong's first-ever gold at the China Mathematical Olympiad.

The six students captured one gold, two silver and three bronze medals - the city's best result at the national competition held in Chongqing from January 20 to 25.

1 Feb 2010 - 12:00am

Hong Kong whiz-kids test their maths skills at Olympiad

Six outstanding students from Hong Kong will be taking part in a challenging international mathematics contest which begins today in Mexico.

The maths skills of hundreds of elite students from all around the world will be put to the test.

11 Jul 2005 - 12:00am

Read all about it: young reporters get the scoop

HOW DIFFICULT is it to get 220 teenagers and 40-plus teachers from 44 schools to take part in a camp that lasts 48 hours?

'Is that a trick question?' a teacher friend asked me. 'Because you just don't do that. Unless you are the Scouts association . . . or mad. And in English? It's impossible.'

18 Dec 2004 - 12:00am

Maths brings additional advantages

The 40th International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO) was held in Romania and I was selected to represent Hong Kong.

In the Olympiad, hundreds of young mathematicians gathered in a friendly atmosphere to exchange experiences of learning mathematics.

27 Aug 1999 - 12:00am

Maths whizkids Olympics bound

The calculating abilities of a dozen students have added up to a trip to South America this month.

These maths whizkids, who coasted through the selection process at the Asian-Pacific Mathematical Olympiad in Hong Kong earlier this month, comprise the SAR team for the 1997 International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO).

28 Jul 1997 - 12:00am

Ready for the big one

SIX students will compete with delegates from more than 60 countries in the 34th International Mathematical Olympiad in Turkey next month.

The students received $2,000 for the trip to Turkey at a prize and flag presentation ceremony held recently.

28 Jun 1993 - 12:00am