Tai­wan best in in­for­mat­ics Olympiad since ’11: MOE

The China Post - - LOCAL -

Tai­wan won two gold medals, one sil­ver and one bronze in the 27th In­ter­na­tional Olympiad in In­for­mat­ics (IOI), mark­ing its best per­for­mance in the com­pe­ti­tion in four years, Min­istry of Ed­u­ca­tion of­fi­cials said Fri­day.

The Tai­wanese del­e­ga­tion, led by Greg Li, a pro­fes­sor at Na­tional Tai­wan Nor­mal Univer­sity’s Depart­ment of Com­puter Science and In­for­ma­tion En­gi­neer­ing, earned the hon­ors in the an­nual com­pe­ti­tion, which brought to­gether 322 stu­dents from 84 coun­tries.

This year, the two gold medals go to Chen Po- chang, a stu­dent at Na­tional Taichung First Se­nior High School, and Chen Po- jui, a stu­dent at Kaoh­si­ung Mu­nic­i­pal Se­nior High School. Yu Hung-hsun and Chou Yi, stu­dents at Taipei Mu­nic­i­pal Jian­guo High School, won sil­ver and bronze, re­spec­tively.

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