Two Gold Medals for Poland in European Girls’s Olympiad in Informatics 2021

The Poland won 2 gold, 1 silver and 1 bronze medal in EGOI 2021. It placed Poland in 3rd place behind Russia (4 gold) and Romania (2 gold and 2 silver). 157 participants from 43 countries around the world took part in the competition. Each country could be represented by up to 4 female secondary school students.

Among the participants, the most significant number were representatives of European countries (over 30).

But also from:

  • both Americas (USA, Canada, Mexico, Peru, Brazil),
  • Asia (India, Japan, Turkey, Israel),
  • Africa (Egypt, Tunisia),
  • Australia and Oceania (New Zealand).

Although high school students were allowed to participate by definition, several girls from primary schools were among them.

The competition hosts were the Swiss, but it was carried out remotely due to the pandemic. The representatives of Poland participated in the competition from the University of Warsaw.

Results of Polish team:

  • Jadwiga Świerczyńska – gold medal,
  • Zuzanna Ossowska – gold medal,
  • Wiktoria Rozkosz – silver medal,
  • Elżbieta Łabaj – bronze medal.

The first three were from secondary school, and the fourth was from primary school.

The coaches of the Polish representatives were Piotr Chrząstowski-Wachtel from the University of Warsaw and Alicja Kluczek – a student of the Faculty.

In the photo from the left: Jadwiga Świerczyńska (gold medal), Zuzanna Ossowska (silver), Alicja Kluczek (the guardian of the national team), Elżbieta Łabaj (bronze), Wiktoria Rozkosz (silver)

For who?

EGOI 2021 is the first edition of a European programming competition for girls in high school. It is an annual international competition for young women interested in Computer Science. In two contest days, the participants solve challenging algorithmic problems. This competition aims to encourage more girls to discover computer science. Allow them to build a network of like-minded women as well, and create female role models for other girls. It promotes young scientists and fosters social and cultural exchange between European countries.

The second edition of the competition will be held next year in Turkey.

More information about EGOI 2021 is available here.

Read more about the silver medal for Poland in ICPC 2021 finals.

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