Israeli students demonstrated impressive results in the international Olympiads in mathematics and physics, held in Brazil and Indonesia respectively, which were attended by a total of 10.000 adolescents from 199 countries.
The Israeli team brought with this competition one gold, seven silver and two bronze medals, according to a press release from the Ministry of education.
The report notes that Israeli students took intensive training over several months. They were coached by professors at tel Aviv University with the support of the ministries of education.
Education Minister Naftali Bennett congratulated the team members and promised to «intensify efforts in the promotion of excellence in the field of mathematics and natural Sciences, the military triumphs which guarantee a bright future for Israel.»