Success for Croatian students at the 13th International Junior Science Olympiad (IJSO) that was held in Denpasar-Bali, Indonesia on 2-11 December.
Croatian students picked up a silver medal and five bronze medals during the event which bought together over 450 students from 48 countries around the globe.
Darijan Gudelj (III. gimnazija, Split) won silver, whilst Luka Bulić Bračulj (III. gimnazija, Split), Barbara Sumić (III. gimnazija, Split), Luka Kraljević (XV. Gimnazija, Zagreb), Ema Moškatelo (XV. Gimnazija, Zagreb) and Andrea Križanić (Prva gimnazija, Varaždin) won bronze medals.
The Croatian team was selected based on results achieved at national competitions in physics, chemistry and biology in the last school year.
The International Junior Science Olympiad (IJSO) is an individual and team competition in the Natural Sciences for students under 16 years of age on 31 December of the competition year.
IJSO has been established in recognition of the significance of the Natural Sciences in the general education of young people and in all aspects of their lives. It is a purely educational event.