All Bulgarian Participants at the 22nd JBOM Are Returning with Medals

2018-07-07T20:21:23+00:00 Saturday, 23 June 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , |


Two gold and four silver medals won the young Bulgarian mathematicians during the twenty-second edition of the JBMO. It takes place every year and students at the age of not more than 15.5 can take part in this competition. JBMO has one competition day of 4,5 hours and the participants solve 4 problems from the areas of algebra, geometry, number theory, combinatorics. Each problem is scored with 10 points. The maximum possible score is 40 points. Here are the results of Bulgarian students:

Borislav Kirilov (8th grade, First Private Math School, Sofia): 10+10+6+10=36: gold medal.
Desislava Nikolova (8th grade, Sofia Math High School): 10+10+6+10=36: gold meda.
Martin Kopchev (8th grade, High School of Math and Science, Gabrovo): 10+10+1+10=31: silver medal.
Milko Bakalov (8th grade, Sofia Math High School): 8+10+6+7=31: silver medal.
Valeri Vamkov (8th grade, Sofia Math School): 9+7+0+6=22: silver medal.
Andon Todorov (8th grade, Sofia Math High School): 10+10+0+1=21: silver medal.

Congratulations to our young contestants!

The Bulgarian team won the second place among 18 countries (after Romania).

Leader of the Bulgarian team is Assoc. Prof. Ivaylo Kortezov from the Institute of Mathematics and Informatics of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, deputy leader is Emil Karlov from Sofia Mathematical High School.

Our team is coming home on June 24 at 7:50 pm with a flight from Athens,