By Jonathan Hicap
The Philippines won four medals and two honorable mentions at the 59th International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO) being held until July 14 in Cluj-Napoca, Romania.
Based on the results posted on the IMO website, Albert John Patupat of De La Salle University Integrated School won the country’s gold.
Kyle Patrick Dulay of Philippine Science High School-Main won a silver medal while the bronze medalists were Shaquille Wyan Que of Grace Christian College and Emmanuel Osbert Cajayon of Emilio Aguinaldo College.
Those who got honorable mentions were Sean Anderson Ty of Zamboanga Chong Hua High School and Andres Rico Gonzales III of Colegio de San Juan de Letran.
The Philippines is ranked 38th this year from 17th last year when the country won three silver and three bronze medals.
The US and Russia ranked first and second, respectively, winning five gold and one silver medals each followed by China and Ukraine with four gold and two silver medals each, and Thailand with three gold and three silver medals. Placing sixth to 10th are Taiwan, South Korea, Singapore, Poland and Indonesia.