Australia hauls medals at Olympics of science

They have been preparing themselves for the challenge of the International Science Olympiads for almost a year – sitting exams, learning new content, mastering lab skills and attending intensive summer schools and field trips.  All the hard work has paid off as our triumphant teams returned with 6 silver and 11 bronze medals.

Learn what motivates and inspires our science Olympians.  

Congratulations to all our teams.

International Biology Olympiad
Hanoi, Vietnam
SILVER Maxwell Ding, James Ruse Agricultural High School NSW
SILVER Andre Lo, James Ruse Agricultural High School NSW
BRONZE Kisal Kirinde, Haileybury College VIC
SILVER Zoe Thompson, Redlands School NSW

International Chemistry Olympiad
Tbilisi, Georgia
BRONZE Evan Hockings, Sydney Grammar School NSW
BRONZE Mackenzie Shaw, Sydney Grammar School NSW
BRONZE Dilshan Wijesena, Baulkham Hills High School NSW
BRONZE Simon Yang, James Ruse Agricultural High School NSW

International Earth Science Olympiad
Mie, Japan
BRONZE Jeffrey Brown, Redlands School NSW
BRONZE Daniel Ho, James Ruse Agricultural High School NSW
SILVER Catriona Illingworth, Abbotsleigh NSW
BRONZE Winnie Yuan, Abbotsleigh NSW

International Physics Olympiad
Zurich, Switzerland
SILVER Jamie Abel, Shore School NSW
BRONZE Colin Huang, North Sydney Boys High School NSW
BRONZE Zoe Schwerkolt, Fintona Girls’ School VIC
SILVER William Song,Scotch College Melbourne VIC
BRONZE Thomas Waring, Christ Church Grammar School WA