Iranian Students Shine in IChO, IPHO 2018

Monday, July 30, 2018 - 14:35

Iranian students won colorful medals including 4 silver medals at 2018 International Chemistry Olympiad (IChO) and 3 silver and 2 bronze medals at 49th International Physics Olympiad (IPHO).

Iranian students received 3 silver medals and 2 bronze medals in the 49th International Physics Olympiad held in Lisbon, Portugal. Meanwhile, Iranian Chemistry Olympiad team grabbed 4 silver medals in the 2018 International Chemistry Olympiad (IChO) held in Slovakia and Czech, winning the third position in the contest, Iran Press reports.

The first IPhO was held in Warsaw (Poland) in 1967, and it was organized by Prof. Czeslaw Scilowski. Inspired by the success and the positive experience gained from the organization of the International Mathematics Olympiads that was already existed since 1959, physicists were stimulated to involve in physics education and interested in comparison of knowledge of the best students around the world.

The IChO 2018 took place in the Czech Republic and Slovakia from July 19-29, with the participation of 304 contestants from 82 countries and territories.

The 1st International Nanotechnology Olympiad dubbed INO also held in Iran in Pardis Technology Park for six days, on April 10th 2018.

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