International Maths Olympiad Success! UK joint first in Western Europe

Congratulations to the British team at International Mathematical Olympiad 2012 in Mar del Plata, Argentina:

James Aaronson (St Paul’s School), Bronze medal.
Sam Cappleman-Lynes (Shebbear College), Bronze medal.
Andrew Carlotti (Sir Roger Manwood’s School), Gold medal.
Daniel Hu (City of London School), Bronze medal.
Joshua Lam (The Leys School), Silver medal.
Matei Mandache (Loughborough Grammar School), Bronze medal.

and their Team Leader, Dr James Cranch (University of Sheffield) and the Deputy Team Leader, Jack Shotton (Imperial College, London).

The achievements of this year’s UK olympiad teams will be celebrated at the Royal Society on Monday 1 October; Professor Ben Green FRS will give the 35th annual IMO lecture, on “Prime Numbers”.

And here are the IMO papers. Source: British Mathematical Olympiad Committee.