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World Math Olympiad
« on: July 13, 2018, 01:33:22 PM »
2018 World Math Olympiad   Total Points   Rank   Gold   Silver Bronze
               
United States of America   212                     1   5   1   0
Russian Federation           201                     2   5   1   0
Republic of China           199                     3   4   2   0
Ukraine                           186                     4   4   2   0

http://www.imo-official.org/year_country_r.aspx?year=2018
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Re: World Math Olympiad
« Reply #1 on: July 13, 2018, 02:23:09 PM »
Too bad these results aren't replicated in the general population for the US.

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Re: World Math Olympiad
« Reply #2 on: July 14, 2018, 09:45:13 PM »
Note the names of the winning team members ...

Po-Shen Loh   and Oleksandr Rudenko   ;)


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Re: World Math Olympiad
« Reply #3 on: July 15, 2018, 09:25:49 PM »
Note the names of the winning team members ...

Po-Shen Loh and Oleksandr Rudenko   ;)

Those were the coaches.
We know a professor who is good friends with Po Shen.  He is professor at Carnegie Mellon University; a top school.
Rudenko is a Ukrainian name, as are almost all names that end in ko.
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Re: World Math Olympiad
« Reply #4 on: July 19, 2018, 03:19:17 AM »
Those were the coaches.

Thanks for the correction !

Rudenko is a Ukrainian name, as are almost all names that end in ko.

Ukrainian in ORIGIN - but I know plenty of Russians with such an ending that go back 3 generations and can't find any UA connections ;)


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Re: World Math Olympiad
« Reply #5 on: July 19, 2018, 06:00:03 PM »
They can't because there were strong reasons to "become" Russian.
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