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After a gap of almost a decade, India bagged a gold medal at the prestigious International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO) held at Amsterdam, Netherlands.
The six-member team of Indian students, who participated in the week-long 52nd IMO since July 16, bagged one gold, one silver and two bronze medals, Director of Dr Homi Bhabha Centre for Science Education (HBCSE) Dr Jayashree Ramadas said in a release today.
Akashnil Dutta from Kolkata bagged the gold medal, Akashdeep Dey from Nadia won silver, while Debdyuti Banerjee from Hoogly and Mrudul Thatte from Pune won Bronze medals.
Another two students from Pune Indraneel Kasmalkar and Prafulla Dhariwal had Honorable Mention (equal to participation certificate), Ramadas said.
Last year, the six-member team bagged two silver and one bronze medals, while three students had got Honourable Mention, she said.
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