IMO Reports

13th August 2022

James Xu: IMO 2022 Report

June 2022: IMO pre-training and mock 1,2 Similarly to last year, we had two mock exams before I left. Since I was better prepared this year, it went relatively well. However, I learned a lesson on my mock exams to write down everything I came up with and my ideas, because no …Read more

7th August 2022

Brian Zhao: IMO 2022 Report

The 63nd IMO was held in Oslo, Norway. It was truly exciting to travel so f a r from home and be among so many talented young mathematicians that I have only met on Discord before. The legendary members and staff of the NZ team, Ross, Josie, May, Grady, Eric2, Eric3, Brena, …Read more

7th August 2022

Eric Lee: IMO 2022 Report

The experience details you might not care about: The experience was really cool. Not literally, Oslo’s weather was nice. The most memorable thing was their smoked salmon, it was so good I had some every day. It was my first time seeing so many people from other …Read more

7th August 2022

Grady Kenix: IMO 2022 Report

For the first time in the last three years, the IMO was held in person, in Oslo, Norway. It was a great deal of fun. This is a report on what myself and the NZ team got up to. Christchurch “Your name is NZL-1” - Ross My name is NZL-1, from when I get to Norway …Read more

14th August 2021

Brian Zhao: IMO 2021 Report

The 62nd IMO was held in Russia-Auckland. It was truly exciting to travel so f a r from home and be among so many talented young mathematicians on Discord, Zoom and Telegram. The legendary members and staff of the New Zealand Team, Ross, Josie, May, Rick, Hamish, Phillip, …Read more

9th August 2021

James Xu: IMO 2021 Report

The 62nd IMO was held this year at USA Russia Auckland. We were lucky (comparing to last year) to be able to have all 6 of us (Brian, Hamish, Philip, Rick, Brena, and I) together at St Cuthbert’s College from the 14th July to the 24th July, accompanied by Ross, Josie, and May, …Read more

5th October 2020

Ishan Nath: IMO 2020 Report

Introduction The 61st International Mathematical Olympiad was held this year in St. Petersburg Auckland Christchurch, from the 8th to the 18th of July 19th to the 28th of September 2020. The IMO is a prestigious mathematical tournament held annually, taking six of …Read more

5th October 2020

Nathaniel Masfen-Yan: IMO 2020 Report

When dreaming of eventually participating in an IMO, I must say I never expected my eventual experience to be anything like what it was. Not only was I unable to meet hundreds of students with unique backgrounds and stories, spend time living in a cramped room with the whole …Read more