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Moscow schoolboy wins International Economics Olympiad

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Moscow schoolboy wins International Economics Olympiad


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Students of Russian schools received five awards at the International Olympiad in Economics. Three of them climbed to the top step of the winner's stand, and two more closed the top three, according to

The absolute winner was Alexander Lutsenko from Moscow. He studies at the Lyceum of the Financial University. Also, two more representatives of Moscow were awarded gold medals - the first places were taken by Alina Timoshkina from the Second School Lyceum and Mikhail Zhokhov from the HSE Lyceum. Bronze medals were awarded to Anna Gushchina from Chuvashia and Alexandra Antonova from the Moscow region.

The Russian team became the third in the medal standings. Schoolchildren from almost 30 countries fought for victory together with the Russians.
This year, we had the full-time tournament was abandoned. The results of the competition were summed up on September 13. Schoolchildren were asked to cope with assignments, united in three sections: economics, financial literacy, business.

Schoolchildren from 16 to 18 years old participate in the olympiad. The team consists of those who have won the most points in national competitions. The first time the competition was held two years ago in Moscow. 

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