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16 January 2021, 14:46

Belarus takes six diplomas at team olympiad in informatics in Saint Petersburg

Photo courtesy of the BSU Lyceum
Photo courtesy of the BSU Lyceum

MINSK, 16 January (BelTA) – Three teams of the BSU Lyceum took diplomas at the All-Russian Team Olympiad in Informatics, BelTA learned from the BSU press service.

The event was held online in December 2020, hosted from Saint Petersburg. It used e-proctoring to monitor the contestants' activities in real-time. The results were unveiled in early January 2021.

The team Lilliputians of Informatics, including Daniil Zabavsky (10th grade), Denis Logunov, and Vladislav Anokhov (11th grade) took a second-degree diploma. A third-degree diploma was awarded to the team LyceumBSU5 Notxxx, consisting of Ilia Leshchik, Yegor Dubrovsky (10th grade), and Andrei Kurdun (11th grade). The Otryad Lapochek team of Yaroslav Akhramenko, Bogdan Tolstikov (10th grade) and Aleksandr Gaponov (11th grade) also won a third-degree diploma. The students trained for the competition with Anzhelika Lapo, head of the informatics department of the BSU Lyceum.

All in all, the competition featured 306 teams from 11 countries: Belarus, Russia, Kazakhstan, Ukraine, Tajikistan, Georgia, Armenia, Kyrgyzstan, Azerbaijan, Uzbekistan, and Latvia. Belarus was represented by 18 teams from Minsk, Mozyr, Gomel, Mogilev, Grodno, Vitebsk, Brest, Bobruisk, and Luninets. The participants from Belarus won a total of six diplomas. Team of the Mozyr Club of Young Firefighters also took a first-degree diploma. Two third-degree diplomas were awarded to teams from Gomel.

In line with the rules of the competition, every team had five hours to solve 12 problems in informatics using one computer.

The organizer of the olympiad is Russia's ITMO University.

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