12th International Olympiad on Astronomy and Astrophysics
12th International Olympiad on Astronomy and Astrophysics (IOAA) was held in Beijing in November 3-11, 2018. Beijing is a city with more than
The Canadian team consisted of the winners of the International Physics and Astrophysics Olympiad, the Canadian Astronomical Olympiad and the CAP contest, as follows:
1. Felix Yu
2. Yuheng Xu
3. Zhening Li
4. Eric Myzelev
5. Raymond Zhou
6. Parsa Oftadeh Chadorneshin
The team was accompanied by leaders: Dr. Vera Zagainova, Konstantin Toubis and Dr.Yuri Khoroshilov.
The 12th IOAA was very well organized. All participants were accommodated in excellent hotels. There were many excursions and interesting meetings.
All rounds (theoretical, observation, data analysis) and team competition were well organized too.
- Parsa Oftadeh Chadorneshin received 2rd place;
- Yuheng Xu received 2rd place;
- Felix Yu, Raymond Zhou and Zhening Li received an Honorable Mention!
A huge congratulations to Canada’s Astronomy Team!! This year, our team travelled all the way to Beijing, China to represent our beatiful country in the 12th International Olympiad on Astronomy and Astrophysics and to compete against 40 other countries. The event was long and challenging, however our team persevered and came out victorious, winning not only 3 honourable mentions, but a Bronze and a Silver medal too!
We did amazing this year, and we can’t wait to see our team only get stronger and better in the upcoming years. We will see you next year, winning once more in Hungary!