4 AGS mathletes grab gold in IKMC-PH

May 12, 2021

Six Ateneo de Manila Grade School mathletes emerged as medal-winners in the 2021 International Kangaroo Mathematics Competition (IKMC) – Philippines, which was held online on March 20, 2021. Winning gold in the Upper Primary Division were Alphan Lomibao (6-Xavier), Magnus Navarro (6-Bellarmine), Darren Uy (6-Xavier) and Zion Uy (6-Campion). Taking silver in the Upper Primary Division was Rohan Herrera (6-Xavier), while Julian German (2-Talisay) bagged bronze in the Lower Primary Division.   
The IKMC is a multiple-choice, 75-minute test whose questions are in the form of word and/or picture problems. Its competitors come from more than 70 countries. Overall, mathletes from the Philippines harvested 108 gold, 203 silver, and 313 bronze medals from the competition, which is organized by the Association of Kangourou Sans Frontieres.