Muscovites won gold and silver medals at the International School Olympiad in Astronomy and Astrophysics, which took place on August 2-10 in the Hungarian city of Keszthely. Gold was taken by the graduate of the Second School Lyceum Dmitry Tsarev, and silver was taken by the graduate of the Vorobyovy Gory educational complex Alexander Volkov, according to the official website of the Moscow City Hall.
The Russian team has won five awards this year: four gold and one silver medal. She took first place in the team event.
The International Olympiad in Astronomy and Astrophysics consisted of four rounds: theoretical, practical, observational and team. Pupils from 47 countries took part in it.
Winners and leaders of successful teams at international Olympiads in general subjects are eligible for cash bonuses in the amount of 400 thousand to one million rubles. In addition, medal holders have the right to enter any Russian university with a profile without exams.
At the moment, six international competitions have ended: in physics, mathematics, biology, chemistry, geography, astronomy and astrophysics.