IJSO 2019 Gold winners Interaction with MES School students

IJSO 2019 Gold winners Interaction with MES School students

Dec. 12, 2019 Admin

India excelled at the 16th International Junior Science Olympiad (IJSO) 2019 held in Doha, Qatar from 3 to 11 December. All the six Indian students bagged Gold medals, thereby pushing India to the top of the medals tally. In addition, India also received the award for the best team by virtue of highest aggregate marks of all students. The students are: Arnav Aditya Singh (GOLD) Atharv Shivram Mahajan (GOLD) Krishna Sharma (GOLD) Mahit Rajesh Gadhiwala (GOLD) Manpreet Singh (GOLD) Priyanshu Yadav (GOLD) The team is accompanied by three leaders: Prof. Vinayak Katdare (Retd., Ruparel College, Mumbai), Dr. Chitra Joshi (Retd., R. Ruia College, Mumbai), Mr. Vikrant Ghanekar (HBCSE) . There were 322 students from 55 contesting countries and 15 guest/observer teams in this edition of IJSO (an increase of more than 25% from last year). In all 32 gold, 64 silver and 96 bronze medals were awarded this year. This is the second occasion, after 2014, that India has achieved a full cache of gold medals in IJSO. In 2018, the Indian Physics team received 5 out of 5 golds in IPhO. Krishna Sharma received full marks in the MCQ examination. Both experimental groups achieved full marks in the Biology experiment examination. Both the teams Chemistry experiment examination performance was also excellent. Science India Forum Qatar Congratulated the team India and coordinated for an interaction with MES School students. Accordingly on 12th December 2019 from 10am to 11am the winners and the mentors shared the secret of their success with the students from grade 9 & 10 and the staff members gathered in the auditorium. The Principal of MES Indian school greeted and felicitated Team India and also appreciated the role of SIFQ in this regard.

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