The nation should feel proud as Four Indian Students has bagged medals in one of the most coveted programming competitions, International Olympiad in Informatics which was conducted in Kazakhstan this year
International Olympiad in Informatics is amongst the five International science Olympiads which are conducted all throughout the globe and has UNESCO and International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP) as its patrons.
If the Reports of Medal Tally are to be believed, then Malvika Raj Joshi from Chashak Gurukul, Mumbai has clinched a silver medal while three others have bagged bronze in the contest which was conducted last week
The bronze winners include Arjun Pitchanathan from Chennai Public School, Chennai, Kushagra Juneja of Apeejay School, Pitampura and Tanay Kothari of Delhi Public School, R K Puram.
The young programming wizards were trained by the Chennai Mathematical Institute at the IOI Training Camp conducted by Indian Association for Research in Computing Science, Bangalore. The four-member Indian contingent competed with 322 school students from 84 countries. Last year India won a Gold and Bronze medal at the Olympiads which was conducted in Taiwan.