IMO Reports

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

20th March 2008

Jingcheng Bian: IMO 2007 Vietnam Report

This year, I was chosen to represent New Zealand at the 48th International Mathematical Olympiad held in Hanoi, Vietnam, along with 5 other high school students. The team selection process began from September of last year, where we did a problem set called the September …Read more

20th March 2008

Ilya Chevyrev: IMO 2007 Vietnam Report

The experience that I received from attending the International Mathematical Olympiad was both enjoyable and undoubtedly irreplaceable. I feel very privileged to have been given the chance to represent New Zealand in such an important and remarkable event. It all started for …Read more

16th March 2008

Martin Spencer: IMO 2006 Slovenia

This year was my second attempt at making the New Zealand Maths Olympiad team, and this time I was fortunate enough to be selected for the team to travel to Ljubljana, Slovenia, to compete in the 47th International Mathematical Olympiad. The trip began early in July when …Read more

16th March 2008

Ronald Chan: IMO 2006 Slovenia Report

The training at Grafton Camp prior to the IMO was very useful in learning mathematics that one does not get much chance to learn in secondary school, and I am very grateful for this opportunity. Afterwards, there was a flight to Germany for acclimatization and some mock …Read more