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Peru earns 4 medals at 8th Romanian Master in Mathematics

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At the World Math Olympiad last year, six young Peruvian mathematicians “won two gold medals”:http://www.peruthisweek.com/news-peru-wins-gold-medals-in-world-math-olympiad-107006, two silver and one bronze for their country, placing Peru among the world’s best.

Peruvian mathematics students proved the country’s excellence in the subject yet again, after participating in a contest in Romania Feb. 24-29.

The group won four medals at the 8th Romanian Master in Mathematics (RMM 2016) in Bucharest, Romania, according to _Andina_.

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Students Christian Altamirano, Daniel Rojas (2 silver), as well as Jemisson Coronel and Raul Alcantara (2 bronze medals), made up the award-winning team.

They competed against 20 countries’ delegations, each performing with high-academic achievements.

For the Peruvian students, participation in the event enabled them to engage in cultural exchanges, healthy competition and strengthening of their skills.

The Peruvian Ministry of Education and the Peruvian Society of Mathematics supported the students’ partici

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