Our students achieve in 4th International Olympiad of Metropolises

The fourth International Olympiad of Metropolises was held in the capital of Russia, Moscow from September 1 to 6, and a total of 45 teams from 45 cities of 32 countries participated in the event. Five Chinese teams from Beijing, Shanghai, Chengdu, Harbin and Hongkong were invited. REN Yi and ZHOU Yichen from our school formed a Shanghai delegation with students from Shanghai High School and Shanghai Foreign Language School and participated in the International Olympiad of Metropolises in Russia.

After three days of fierce competition, the Shanghai delegation was awarded first prize in the team competition of the 4th International Olympiad of Metropolises, with the third place in the total ranking. REN Yi won gold medal of the Physics Group and ZHOU Yichen won silver medal of the Informatics Group.

The International Olympiad of Metropolises was held by the government of Moscow, covering Mathematics, Information, Physics and Chemistry. Every year, it invites middle school students aged from 14 to 18 from metropolises around the world to participate in it. It included a Blitz race and two main games. The Blitz race is an independent project and results are not included in the total ranking. The difficulty of the two main games is the same as that of the topics of the International Olympiad of all subjects. The total results in the two main games are regarded as the basis of ranking. Famous scientists and professors around the globe are invited to be judges.

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