Published: December 11 2023
Hungarian students achieved great success at the 20th International Junior Science Olympiad (IJSO), held in Bangkok, Thailand. They brought home one gold and five silver medals, competing against students from 54 countries.
Artúr Bíró wins gold, other team members earn silver
Artúr Bíró, a 10th-grade student from Budapest's Apáczai Csere János Secondary School, won the gold medal at the IJSO. The Hungarian team also included silver medalists Luca Nagy and Balazs Abel Bauer from the Revai Miklos Secondary School in Gyor, Tamas Istvan Bense and Zoltan László Szepesi from the Eötvös József Secondary School in Budapest, and János Dániel Simon from Apáczai.
Preparation by dedicated teachers
The students were well-prepared for the competition by their teachers from Apaczai, Attila Gyertyan, Bence Varga, Attila Villányi, and Adam Papp. Their guidance and expertise played a crucial role in the success of the Hungarian team.
Overall ranking of the Hungarian team
The Hungarian team had a commendable performance, securing the 7th position in the overall ranking. They shared this rank with Australia, and their achievement reflects the talent and dedication of Hungarian students in the field of science.
International participation and competition
The 20th IJSO attracted a total of 304 students from 54 countries. This international platform provided an opportunity for young minds to showcase their scientific knowledge and engage in healthy competition. The success of the Hungarian team highlights the country's commitment to nurturing scientific talent among its youth.
Questions & Answers
Which international science competition did Hungarian students win medals in? Hungarian students won medals at the International Junior Science Olympiad (IJSO).
How many gold and silver medals did the Hungarian team win at the IJSO? The Hungarian team won one gold medal and five silver medals at the IJSO.
Who won the gold medal for Hungary at the IJSO? Artúr Bíró, a 10th-grade student of the Apáczai Csere János Secondary School in Budapest, won the gold medal for Hungary at the IJSO.
Which schools were the silver medalists from Hungary studying in? The silver medalists from Hungary were Luca Nagy and Balazs Abel Bauer from the Revai Miklos Secondary School in Gyor, Tamas Istvan Bense and Zoltan László Szepesi from the Eötvös József Secondary School in Budapest, and János Dániel Simon from Apáczai Csere János Secondary School.
How did the Hungarian team rank in the competition? The Hungarian team ranked 7th in the competition, tied with Australia.
How many students participated in the IJSO this year? The IJSO competition drew 304 students from 54 countries this year.