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Indonesian students win gold, silver medals at math competition in Bulgaria

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    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Mon, August 7, 2017 | 03:00 pm
Indonesian students win gold, silver medals at math competition in Bulgaria The medal winners are also entitled to tuition scholarship from the Indonesian government for achievements in representing the country. (Shutterstock/File)

Seven Indonesian students have come away winners at the International Mathematics Competition for university students held at the American University in Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria on July 31 - Aug. 6. 

Nurul Sofia, a representative from the Indonesian Embassy (KBRI) in Sofia, said the Indonesian students were among 331 participants who hailed from all across the globe to attend the event, where Israel and Russia topped the ladder with the highest amount of awards. 

As reported by Antara news agency, top Indonesian winners include Pelita Harapan University (UPH) student Stephen Sanjaya, who won a gold medal, as well as Jefferson Caesario from Airlangga University (Unair) and Poetri Sonya Tarabunga from Bandung Institute of Technology (ITB), who both won silver medal. 

Read also: Indonesian students win gold, silver medals in International Physics Olympiad

Dewita Sonya Tarabunga, also from ITB, as well as Muhammad Khairul Ramadhan from the University of Indonesia (UI) each obtained a bronze medal.

The medal winners are also entitled to tuition scholarship from the Indonesian government for achievements in representing the country.

Other winners include Antonio Kevin from UI, Garry Ariel from Gadjah Mada University (UGM), Yosua Feri Wijaya from Diponegoro University (Undip), Muhammad Faikar Mustafids Al-Habibi from the State University of Malang (UM). (liz/kes)

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