The results of the IV International olympiad of Metropolises have been announced in Moscow. The closing ceremony took place in the palace of culture of BMSTU on September 6. The team gold goes to Moscow, St. Petersburg and Shanghai. Teams from Belgrade, Minsk, Sofia, Krakow, Zagreb, Hanoi, Hong Kong, Istanbul and Jakarta got the second position. Yerevan, Lima, Budapest, Baku, Kishinev, Almaty, Beijing, Harbin, Innsbruck, Bishkek, Banja Luka, Bratislava, Chengdu, Leipzig and Dresden share the third place
The best team result in mathematics was shown by the participants from Shanghai, in physics and chemistry - by students from Moscow, and informatics - by residents from Moscow and Chengdu.
Teams from Moscow, Krakow, Hanoi, Shanghai, Minsk, St Petersburg, Sofia and Belgrade became the best in the blitz-contest, which was held in school № 1253 on September 2. It played a role of an intellectual warm-up before the main event. Students were working on problems in chemistry, informatics, mathematics and physics. The results of the blitz-contest stand on their own and don’t influence the outcome of the olympiad.
The international Olympiad of Metropolises was held in Moscow for the fourth time from September 1 to September 6. This year one could see here teams from 45 big cities and capitals, that represent 32 countries. The competitions in chemistry, informatics, mathematics and physics were conducted simultaneously on four venues. For programmers it was headquarters of Yandex company, for chemists - school № 1253, for physicists - school № 2030, for mathematicians - school № 1241.
The olympiad of Metropolises was held for the first time in 2016 on initiative of the mayor of Moscow Sergey Sobyanin. 173 students from 22 cities were the participants then.