IMO Reports

1st August 2012

Stephen McConnachie (Manager): IMO 2012 ArgentinaReport

It was my pleasure and privilege to accompany the 2012 NZIMO team to Argentina, along with Team Leader Chris Tuffley and Deputy Team Leader Peter Nelson. The company of the students and leaders, the students’ performance in the competition and the experience of the trip …Read more

20th August 2011

Tom Yan: IMO 2011 the Netherlands Report

The countdown to this year’s IMO (International Mathematical Olympiad) began in Auckland. The team of six contestants as well as their leader, deputy and observer congregated in Grafton Hall for three days worth of training prior to departure from Auckland. Staying at Grafton …Read more

22nd February 2011

Stephen Mackereth: IMO 2010 Kazakhstan Report

The 51st International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO), held in Kazakhstan, was a fantastic event all round. Enormous thanks are offered to our generous sponsors, in particular the Royal Society of New Zealand, whose continued support has been hugely valuable. The venue of …Read more

6th October 2010

Robert Zhang: IMO 2010 Kazakhstan Report

In July this year I was fortunate enough to have the amazing experience of representing New Zealand at the 51st International Mathematical Olympiad, which was held in Astana, the capital city of Kazakhstan. For me, the journey had begun 18 months earlier, when I attended …Read more

28th December 2008

So-Young Park: IMO 2008 Spain Report

It had been nearly a year and a half since I set foot into the world of Olympiad mathematics. Eighteen months had passed since I first attended the lectures at the January Training Camp and here I was, representing New Zealand at the International Mathematical Olympiad …Read more

20th December 2008

Thomas Li: IMO 2008 Spain Report

1. Arriving in Auckland My journey started when I went to Auckland on 2nd/July/2008. I was so excited and very sure I would enjoy this trip. Everything went fine along the first flight from Christchurch to Auckland. I met Heather (our deputy leader) at the …Read more

17th December 2008

Ben Kornfeld: IMO 2008 Spain Report

In July this year, I had the amazing experience of travelling with the New Zealand Mathematics Olympiad Team to Madrid, Spain, to compete in the International Mathematics Olympiad (IMO) with 98 other countries in what was the 49th annual event of that competition. We left New …Read more

20th March 2008

Rupert Nelson: IMO 2007 Vietnam Report

To top off our year’s worth of preparation for the 2007 IMO, the NZ team undertook a week long training session at the University of Auckland. We did days of up to 8 hours of preparation for the competition, including mock tests, lectures and problem sessions. At …Read more