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Dubai student wins at international science olympiad

Dubai student wins at international science olympiad

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A 15-year-old Dubai student has brought home another bronze medal for the second year in a row after competing at the 2017 International Junior Science Olympiad (IJSO) held recently in the Netherlands.

Kaoushik Murugan, grade 10 student at Delhi Private School-Dubai, grabbed bronze medal in a challenge where students from 54 countries answered questions around the theme ‘Water and Sustainability.’

The IJSO is a science and technology olympiad where students aged 15 and below compete with one another over a 10-day period. Each country is represented by a team consisting of three to six members. The competition is held annually in different countries. Last year, Murugan won his first bronze medal in Bali , Indonesia.

"I am very happy with my second Olympiad medal," Murugan told Khaleej Times. "This year’s competition was nothing like I have experienced before. Everyone was fierce, competitive, and armed to the teeth, so to speak.""I was blessed […]

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