Russia wins 5th European Girls’ Mathematical Olympiad

Winning team takes home 3 gold medals and 1 silver.
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Russian team wins Mathematical Olympiad. Source: Press photo

A Russian team has won the Fifth European Girls' Mathematical Olympiad, held in Bușteni (Romania) on April 10-16. 

The official ranking at the EGMO, which brought together 143 girls from 38 countries, was dominated by the Russian Federation (122 points), the United States (111) and Bulgaria (99).

It is the first year that girls from Russia have taken part in the competition and all of the team won prizes: Maria Dmitrieva, Albina Lialina and Esabella Tolokno recieved gold medals and Alexandra Sonina received a silver one. 

Participants also visited the Cantacuzino Castle and Peles Castle in nearby Sinaia and went on excursions to the Caraiman Monastery and Urlatoarea waterfall. They also enjoyed chamber piano and cello recitals organized by the Bușteni Cultural Center.

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