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Big success for Croatia at International Olympiad in Informatics – 2 gold, silver and bronze medal 

Croatia wins two golds, a silver and a bronze medal at International Olympiad in Informatics

Croatian team – Patrick Pavić, Vito Anić, Dorijan Lendvaj and Krešimir Nežmah (Photo credit: Hrvatski savez informatičara)

Croatia’s best young computer science school students have taken part in the largest and most important international competition – International Olympiad in Informatics which ended in Singapore on Friday.

Croatia competed against national teams from 87 countries in the Olympiad which was held online because of the epidemiological situation and won two golds, a silver and a bronze medal. 

Dorijan Lendvaj and Patrick Pavić won gold, Vito Anić won silver, and Krešimir Nežmah won a bronze medal, Rplus reported.

Croatia was also the best national team overall from the EU at the 33rd International Olympiad in Informatics in Singapore which is the most prestigious computer science competition for secondary school and high school students around the world.

The IOI competition, according to the propositions, consists of solving 6 problem tasks through 2 days of competition, in the C ++ programming language under the Linux operating system. Students compete individually, and each participating country is represented by a team of four students (up to 20 years old) and two facilitators.

Croatia’s team consisted of:

Vito Anić – 3rd grade, XV. Gymnasium – Zagreb
Dorijan Lendvaj – 3rd grade, XV. Gymnasium – Zagreb
Krešimir Nežmah – 4th grade, XV. Gymnasium – Zagreb
Patrick Pavić – 3rd grade, XV. Gymnasium – Zagreb

The Croatian team was led by Ivan Paljak, Paula Vidas and Dominik Fistrić, with Matej Ferenčević, Nikola Dmitrović and Alenka Dogan Capan also participating in the organisation of the performance. The host and organiser of this performance was Krešimir Malnar.

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