Bustos and Tang both win silver for PH in IMC-Singapore

October 15, 2020

Representing the Philippines, Ateneo de Manila Senior High School mathletes Martin Bustos and Keean Tang- both from 11-Torres- each won a silver award in the Grade 10 division of the 16th International Mathematics Competition- Singapore (IMC-SG). According to the organizers, Filipino contestants won a total of 119 awards (nine gold, 36 silver and 74 bronze), making the Philippines the competition’s powerhouse team.

Martin Bustos (left) and Keean Tang

The 16th IMC-SG was held online on September 5, 2020. It is for students from Grades 3-10 only, and gives contestants an hour to calculate, figure and solve the given problems. 

The competition drew more than 1,500 math wizards from countries and territories such as Australia, China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Iran, Malaysia, Philippines, Republic of Korea, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam.