Ong and Ylanan are BBB math Olympiad silver awardees

May 06, 2021

Ateneo de Manila Senior High School mathletes Kelgie Ong (12-Pantalia), Harvey Allen Ylanan (11-Torres), and Kyle Xander Co (11-Perez) were among the Philippines’ best performing mathletes in the Senior Secondary Group division of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Greater Bay Area Big Bay Bei (BBB) Mathematical Olympiad Final Round. Ong and Ylanan both won the 2nd prize (silver) award, while Co took the 3rd prize (bronze) award.

Kelgie Ong

Harvey Allen Ylanan
Kyle Xander Co

More than 930 mathletes from Bulgaria, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam joined the BBB final round, which was conducted online using the Eklavvya platform on March 21, 2021. Of these, 134 were 1st prize/gold award-winners, 263 were second prize/silver award-winners, and 422 were third prize/bronze award-winners.   

Big Bay Bei highlights the importance of mathematics education and honors the brilliance of young mathematicians from all over the world. It is an annual international Olympiad hosted and organized by Olympiad Champion Education Centre (OCEC), in partnership with Math Olympiad’s Training League, Inc. (MOTLI). The online awarding ceremony was streamed on YouTube on May 2, 2021.