Iran ranks 6th in Intl. Olympiad in Informatics

ALMATY, Aug. 01 (MNA) – Iranian students have ranked the sixth at the 2015 International Olympiad in Informatics (IOI) currently underway in Almaty, Kazakhstan.

Top Iranian students participating in the 2015 International Olympiad in Informatics (IOI) with teams from 75 other countries swept two gold, one silver and one bronze medal at this year’s IOI edition held in the Kazakh city of Almaty.

The Iranian Olympiad team ranked sixth after South Korea, China, Russia, the United States and Japan each occupying the first to 5th place respectively.

The two gold medals were claimed by Ali Behjati and Ali Haghani, with Amir-Keivan Mohtashami winning the silver and Peyman Jabbarzadeh-Ganji clenching the bronze medal.

27th International Olympiad in Informatics opened on July 26 in Almaty, Kazakhstan. The event will conclude on August 2, 2015. IOI is an annual competitive programming competition for secondary school students. The first IOI was held in 1989 in Pravetz, Bulgaria.

The contest consists of two days computer programming, and solving problems of an algorithmic nature. 

The International Olympiad in Informatics is one of the most prestigious computer science competitions in the world, with UNESCO and International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP) as patrons.


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