The representation of Cuba in the Ibero-American University Mathematics Olympiad that took place (2022 edition) gave the country seven medals and three honorable mentions.
The Cuban team that participated in this knowledge competition was composed of 10 students, so, considering the results, all the young people received some kind of prize.
According to information from the Faculty of Mathematics and Computing of the University of Havana, these results correspond to the XXV edition of the Olympiad, which took place in 2022 but now announces the final ranking.
Among the Cubans, José Julián Díaz won the gold medal. There were also six bronze medals awarded to Daniel Josué Perdomo Pérez, Ariel González Gómez, Yordan Rodríguez Rosales, Marcos M. Tirador del Riesgo, Leonardo Artiles Montero, and Darío Palmero Ledón.
The three honorable mentions are Christian Sánchez Olivera, Sofía Albizu-Campos Rodríguez, and Christofer Guerra Herrero.
According to the University of Havana, in addition to Cuba, teams from Colombia, Brazil, Argentina, Spain, and Portugal won gold medals.
The institution of higher education itself indicated on its social networks that the event “contributes to the search for academic excellence in mathematics at the university level.
It is also done to promote creative thinking and research.
The Ibero-American University Mathematics Olympiad aims to “recognize and propose to the university community in the Ibero-American countries goals consistent with the search for academic excellence in mathematics at the university level.”
It is also presented as a space to develop the research and creative thinking of university students from Ibero-American countries within the framework of their mathematical studies.
The competition is planned for students from the first to the fourth year of university education to participate, with a maximum age of 23 years. Topics covered include algebra, real and complex analysis, geometry, and more.