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Teams from 76 countries of the world competed this year.

Pupils of Moscow schools received three gold medals at the 51st International Physics Olympiad. This was announced by Sergei Sobyanin on his official page on the VKontakte social network.


The winners of the awards were Nikolay Kononenko from School No. 57, Artemy Novikov from Bauman Engineering School No. 1580 and Danila Samodelkin from School No. 2007 FMS.

In total, the Russian national team has five awards. Two schoolchildren from the Moscow region also received gold medals.

The Olympiad was held remotely from 17 to 24 July. It was organized by Lithuania this year. Teams from 76 countries took part in the competition.

The competition included two rounds. The first was devoted to solving theoretical problems covering various branches of physics. The second practical, where the participants performed laboratory work.

The International Physics Olympiad has been held since 1967. The national team includes no more than five schoolchildren who have successfully performed in national competitions and qualifications.

Also this year, two Moscow schoolchildren won the European Physics Olympiad… Daniil Zhitov and Timur Pryadilin from Letovo School won gold medals. Children from St. Petersburg, Sverdlovsk and Moscow regions received silver awards.

And in May of this year, all eight members of the Russian national team took gold medals at Asian Physics Olympiad… So they set an absolute record. There were four Muscovites in the team.

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