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Hong Kong students compete in the international physics and mathematics "Olympics" and win 4 golds, 5 silvers and 1 bronze

2021-07-25T05:11:21.753Z

Two teams composed of Hong Kong students competed online in the "International Physics Olympiad" and "International Mathematical Olympiad" competitions, and won 4 golds, 5 silvers and 1 bronze. The Tokyo Olympics are in full swing



Two teams composed of Hong Kong students competed online in the "International Physics Olympiad" and "International Mathematical Olympiad" competitions, and won 4 golds, 5 silvers and 1 bronze.

As the Tokyo Olympics are in full swing, Hong Kong students have achieved great results in these two global high school competitions known as the Olympics in mathematics and physics. The Secretary of Education Yang Runxiong sent congratulations and praised them for demonstrating their STEM problem-solving skills and extraordinary creativity. force.


Five students represented Hong Kong to participate in the 51st "International Physics Olympiad" held online from July 17 to 24, with outstanding performance.

They are (from left) Liang Zhenfeng, Liu Sijin, Cai Weizheng, Chen Zijun and Zheng Yilang.

(Photo by the Information Services Department)

Physics Olympics won 3 gold and 2 Silver Harbor team's best results in recent years

Under the epidemic, both competitions are held through online supervision. Participants compete in their respective countries or regions and participate in virtual activities.

Among them, the 51st "International Physics Olympiad" was held from 17th to 24th of this month and was hosted by Vilnius, Lithuania. About 370 students from 76 countries or regions competed for the medal.

International Christian High Quality Music Middle School and Primary School Chen Zijun, High Bishop’s College Zheng Yilang, and Diocesan Boys’ College Liu Sijin each won gold medals; La Salle College Cai Weizheng and Youcai (Yang Yin Youdi) College Liang Zhenfeng won silver medals, 3 golds and 2 silvers. The Hong Kong team's best performance in recent years.

The 62nd "International Mathematical Olympiad" was hosted by St. Petersburg, Russia. About 619 students from 107 countries or regions participated.

Diocesan Boys' School Xu Zifeng won the gold medal; St. Paul's Co-educational School Zhu Zhuoxi, Diocesian Boys' School Liang Yuxi, and Yinghua College Yu Zhengen won the silver medal; St. Paul's Co-educational School Lai Weinuo won the bronze medal.

Six students represented Hong Kong in the 62nd "International Mathematical Olympiad" held from July 14 to 24, and they performed well.

They are (from left) Zhu Zhuoxi, Xu Zifeng, Liang Yuxi, You Zhengen, Yao Jinxi and Lai Weinuo.

(Photo by the Information Services Department)

The Secretary for Education, Yang Yunxiong, congratulated the Hong Kong team for their outstanding performance in the two competitions. "The Hong Kong team’s excellent performance in international competitions this year not only fully reflects the students' talents in physics and mathematics, but also demonstrated their talents in science, technology, engineering and Problem-solving skills and extraordinary creativity in mathematics (STEM)."

Yang continued that in addition to setting up a gifted education fund to provide gifted students with diversified off-campus advanced learning courses, the Education Bureau also updates courses and enhances students’ abilities at a macro level, and strengthens teacher professional development so that teachers can further understand innovation Technology and its application in daily life.

The government has been committed to promoting STEM education and nurturing diverse talents in innovation and technology for Hong Kong.

Students also need to seize the opportunities for Hong Kong to integrate into the country's development and broaden their international horizons, to give full play to their talents and show their abilities to the full.

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