Bulgarian Students Win 5 Medals at 44th International Physics Olympiad

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Bulgaria won a total of five medals, including one gold, at the 44th International Olympiad in Physics in Copenhagen.

The competition was held July 7-14, 2013 and brought together teams from 83 countries, according to reports of Sega daily.

The Bulgarian team is reported to have registered its best performance at the International Olympiad in Physics in 16 years.

Although no official ranking by countries is made, calculations show that Bulgaria is fought among all EU Member States, according to reports of Bulgaria's Education Ministry.

The gold medal was won by Katerina Naydenova, 11th grader at the High School of Mathematics and Science in Kazanlak.

Yordan Yordanov, 12th grader at the High School of Mathematics and Science in Kazanlak won a silver medal, while Kaloyan Metodiev (12th grader at the First English Language School in Sofia), Kaloyan Darmonev (12th grader at the High School of Mathematics in Varna), Ivan Poryazov (11th grader at the High School of Mathematics and Science in Kazanlak) , won bronze medals.

The Bulgarian team was headed by Professor Miroslav Abrashev and Associate Professor Viktor Ivanov from the Physics Faculty of the Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski."

The students are scheduled to arrive in Sofia at 10.55 pm on a flight from Vienna.

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