Romanian pupils got two gold medals, a silver medal and a bronze one at the International Chemistry Olympiad recently held in Baku, Azerbaijan. Following these results, Romanian chemistry team ranked first in Europe and sixth in the world, Education Ministry informs.
Dumitru Calugaru, graduate of “Tudor Vladimirescu” National College in Targu Jiu was awarded the gold medal, as well as Andrei Iliescu, graduate of the International Informatics High School in Bucharest. They also ranked among the first ten contenders in the competition.
The silver medal went to Paul Haidu-Gerea, the tenth grade at “Mircea cel Batran” National College in Constanta, while the bronze medal was awarded to Vlad Mihai Mandric, graduate of “Sfantul Sava” National College in Bucharest.
Three of the members of Baku team, Dumitru C?lug?ru, Andrei Iliescu ?i Paul Haidu-Gerea also won gold and silver medals at the previous “D. Mendeleev” Chemistry Olympiad held in May this year.