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#### The Chinese team won the first place of the group total score in the 61st IMO

Release time：2020-10-10

The 61st International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO) was held in St. Petersburg, Russia from September 18 to 28, 2020. Due to the impact of the epidemic situation, the opening ceremony of the competition was held online on September 20, 2020. 616 athletes from 104 countries and regions participated in the competition. The Chinese team won the first place in the group with a total score of 215 points, 5 gold medals and 1 silver medal.

The members of the Chinese team are as follows:

Team leader | Bin XIONG | East China Normal University |

Deputy leader | Yijie HE | East China Normal University |

Observer | Yijun YAO | Fudan University |

| Zhenhua QU | East China Normal University |

| Yunhao FU | South University of Science and Technology of China |

Team member:

Jinmin LI Bashu Secondary School (Senior two)

Xinmiao HAN Zhilin High school, Yueqing City, Zhejiang Province (Senior three)

Jia YI The High School Affiliated to Renmin University of China (Senior two)

Jingxun LIANG Hangzhou Xuejun High School, Zhejiang Province (Senior three)

Rui RAO The Affiliated High School of South China Normal University (Senior two)

Binwei YAN (female) High School Affiliated to Nanjing Normal University (Senior three)

**The top 10 teams with Group total score:**

No. 1: China 215

No. 2: Russia 185

No. 3: United States 183

No. 4: South Korea 175

No. 5: Thailand 174

No. 6: Italy 171

No. 7: Poland 171

No. 8: Australia 168

No. 9: United Kingdom 167

No. 10: Brazil 164

From September 17 to 19, the Chinese national team conducted training and preparation before departure at the School of Mathematical Sciences of Peking University. Academician Gang TIAN, President of the Chinese Mathematical Society; Professor Min CHEN, former Vice President of the Chinese Mathematical Society; Professor Jianping WU, former Deputy Director of the China Mathematical Olympic Committee; Professor Dayue CHEN, President of the School of Mathematical Sciences of Peking University; Professor Bin LIU, former Vice President of School of Mathematical Sciences of Peking University; Professor Zhaojun SUN, Vice President of School of Mathematical Sciences of Peking University, and Professor Liang XIAO, etc. had a discussion with the students. The School of Mathematical Sciences of Peking University has done a lot of preparatory work for this competition.

Chinese team members: Jingxun LIANG, Jinmin LI, Xinmiao HAN, Jia YI, Rui RAO , Binwei YAN (female)

Chinese team members and leaders, deputy leaders and observers are in the examination room

Academician Gang TIAN, President of the Chinese Mathematical Society, met with the Chinese Mathematical Olympiad Team

Chinese Version：http://www.cms.org.cn/news/4598.html

#### Prizes

#### Hua Loo-Keng Prize of Mathematics

#### Professor Hua Loo-Keng is a famous mathematician

Professor Hua Loo-Keng is a famous Chinese mathematician and loves his motherland deeply. He devoted into the scientific career, and made an outstanding contribution to the Chinese mathematical career and talents cultivation for all his life.

#### Shiing Shen Chern Mathematics Award

#### Prof Chern is a worldwide math master

As a Chinese American mathematician, a foreign academician of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Professor Shiing Shen Chern is a worldwide math master. He made outstanding contributions to the development of mathematics.

#### Zhong Jiaqing Mathematics Award

#### Professor Jiaqing ZHONG

Professor Jiaqing ZHONG was very concerned about the development of the mathematics of the motherland during his lifetime and worked hard for it. He has said that the development of mathematics depends on the active cultivation and selection of outstanding young mathematicians. He sincerely wish to establish a fund in China to reward outstanding young mathematicians.

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