Iran shines in 47th International Chemistry Olympiad

Saturday, August 8, 2015 - 11:51

Young Iranian chemists have succeeded in gaining medals in the 47th International Chemistry Olympiad (IChO) in Baku, Azerbaijan.

1778888The annual Olympiad, which is now in its 47th year, was held from the 20th to 29th of July in the capital city of Azerbaijan. This year, it saw the competition of more than 300 young chemists from 5 continents and 75 countries.

Kasra Asna-Ashari succeeded in gaining a gold medal, Arman Aie and Mohsen Saberifari took silver medals, and Nahal Bagheri won a bronze medal.

China, Russia, Romania and the United States stood in first to fourth places and Iran ranked as 5th.

Iran also took  5th place in the 26th International Biology Olympiad held on 12-19 July in Denmark, 7th place in the 56th International Mathematical Olympiad held in Chiang Mai, Thailand, from 4 to 16 July, and also won five gold and silver medals in the 46th International Physics Olympiad on July 5 12 in India 2015.

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