Azerbaijani schoolchildren, who won 2 silver and 3 bronze medals at the 12th International Junior Science Olympiad (İJSO) held in Daegu, South Korea, on December 2-10, 2015, returned to their homeland. The winners were greeted by employees of the Ministry of Education, their teachers and classmates, as well as media representatives at the Heydar Aliyev International Airport.
Schoolchildren noted that their main goal was to return to their homeland with medals and in the end, they were able to achieve their target goal, although there were strong competitors.
Azerbaijani schoolchildren demonstrated their theoretical and practical knowledge at the 12th International Science Olympiad in physics, chemistry and biology. Representing our country at the Olympiad held with the participation of 43 countries, Huseyn Babayev, 10th grade student of natural science-oriented and humanities-oriented school-lyceum No.18 in Shirvan city, and Jafar Isbarov, 10th grade student of humanities-oriented school-lyceum No.4 in Lankaran city, won a silver medal, Turan Badalli and Emin Gayibov, 10th grade students of experimental pilot classes of lyceum named after academician Zarifa Aliyeva in Baku, and Turan Mammadli, 10th grade student of humanities-oriented school-lyceum No.4 in Lankaran city, won a bronze medal.
It should be noted that Azerbaijani schoolchildren achieved the greatest success at the international Olympiads in the last eleven years. This year, according to the results of the International Mathematical Olympiad, Azerbaijan was among the top 50 countries.