Syria won a silver medal, six bronze medals and seven certificates of appreciation at the International Olympiad of Mathematics Engineering (Igo) organized by Iran on September 13 last year with the participation of about 60 countries via the Internet.
The silver medal was won by Elie Ishoa from the High School of Aleppo for the free level, while the bronze medals were won by students George Zakhour, Mohammed Al Hafi from the High School of Aleppo on the free level, Mohammed Fouad appointed from the National School of Aleppo for the advanced level, Mohammed Anas Al Qudsi and Ali Bakour from the High School of Aleppo. About the advanced level.
Ahmed Khamis from Al-Mutawafaqin School in Aleppo, Ammar Fayyad from the National Center of Excellence and Majd Nasser from Al-Kumait Ibrahim Bledi School in Lattakia and Mohammed Bakkar from the National Center of Excellence. A box from the school of Al-Muhsniyah in Damascus and from the junior level Adam Ismail Hassan from the martyr Mohammed Salmon School in Tartous.
The Director of the Syrian Scientific Olympiad in the Excellence and Creativity Commission, Nabug Yassin, said in a statement to SANA that it is the first time in this competition that a large number of scientifically developed countries participate and Syria is moving from bronze to silver as it was the largest and broadest outcome in the history of her participation.
Representing Syria, 146 students from different governorates were distributed to four centers in Damascus, Baath, Aleppo and Tishreen universities.
The four-and-a-half hour online tests were conducted simultaneously on the Internet by each team in their country through high-level engineering tests. Participants were divided into four age groups: beginner level 7th, 8th, intermediate, ninth, tenth and advanced, second and third grades. Secondary and free level for undergraduate and over 20 years of age.