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Russian schoolchildren win 5 awards at European Physics Olympiad

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Russian schoolchildren win 5 awards at European Physics Olympiad


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Students of Russian schools have brought five awards from the European Olympiad in Physics, the Ministry of Education of the Russian Federation reports. The schoolchildren were awarded three gold medals, a silver one and a bronze one.

Due to restrictions aimed at countering the spread of coronavirus infection, the tournament was organized online.

The closing ceremony, which were also held as a videoconference, took place on July 26. The best young physicists from more than 50 countries fought for the victory.

The European Physics Olympiad was held for the first time in 2017, this year it became the 4th in a row. The organizers took the Asian and Ibero-American physics olympiads as a model. A team must include no more than five people. Students must be under the age of 20.

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