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Saudi female students shine at European Maths Olympiads

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Riyadh: Three Saudi female students shine at the 5th European Girls’ Mathematical Olympiad (EGMO-2016) in Romania.

Nineteen-year old student Shaden bin Nayef Khalaf Al-Shammari, from Hail, made headlines, clinching the gold medal at EGMO-2016.

Her compatriots Joud Tawfiq Saleh, from Yunbu and Renad Abu Al-Jamal from Jeddah also won bronze medals.  

The European Girls’ Mathematical Olympiad is an international mathematics competition similar in style to the International Mathematical Olympiad, with two papers taken on consecutive days.

Participating countries send teams consisting of four female mathematicians of school age.

Saudi Arabia ranked 15 out of 39 European states which competed in the event that concluded last Thursday.

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