Indonesia is Science Olympics Champion

Friday, 14 November, 2008 | 20:55 WIB 
TEMPO Interactive, Mataram:A team of Indonesian students emerged as champion of 
the 2008 International Mathematics dan Science Olympics (IMSO) in Mataram, West 
Nusa Tenggara, yesterday. 

Winning eight gold, 29 silver and 44 bronze medals, the Indonesian team 
defeated elementary students from 10 countries, namely Singapore, Malaysia, 
Brunei Darussalam, the Philippines, Taiwan, Thailand, Hong Kong, Nigeria and 
Sri Lanka.

Valentine Sudaryo, who won in the Best Experiment category, was one of the gold 
medalists. IMSO coordinator Elvira told reporters after the medals were awarded 
that Indonesian children really showed their best performances. Last year, the 
Indonesian team won six gold medals.

Elementary and Secondary Education Management director-general Suyanto said the 
department will also reward the winners, "We will help them continue their 
studies to a higher level," he said.


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