1. Zugzwang
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    31 Jul '18 19:593 edits
    The 2018 International Chemistry Olympiad has finished in Prague and Bratislava.
    Unfortunately, the official website has not posted any results.
    Various national team websites have proudly posted their students' results.

    Each team consists of four students. 35 gold medals were awarded.
    The only teams where all four students won gold medals were
    1) China (finished 1st, 6th, 7th, and 15th)
    2) USA (all students are ethnic Chinese, two are female, finished 4th, 10th, 12th, 13th)

    https://cen.acs.org/acs-news/US-team-wins-4-golds/96/web/2018/07
    "U.S. team wins 4 golds at the International Chemistry Olympiad"

    "“This is the highest performance we’ve ever had in this competition,”
    says Christine Saber, head mentor for the U.S. team and an assistant
    chemistry professor at Gannon University.

    Some other countries' results included:
    Singapore: 2 gold, 2 silver
    India: 2 gold, 2 silver
    Vietnam, 1 gold, 2 silver, 1 bronze

    https://www.kaust.edu.sa/en/news/saudi-students-win-medals-at-icho-2018

    Saudi Arabia (coached by a Chinese) won 1 silver and 3 bronze.

    The 2018 International Chemistry Olympiad received attention in the non-science media
    because of a Saudi's political protest. He refused to stand next to an
    Israeli at the medal ceremony, standing next to an Iranian instead.

    https://www.timesofisrael.com/saudi-student-refuses-to-stand-next-to-israeli-but-ends-up-worse/

    "Saudi student Badr al-Mulhim is seen waving the Saudi flag after winning a gold medal..."
    --'Times of Israel'

    The Israeli newspaper has its facts wrong. He won a silver medal (88th place).
    "Student Bader Almulhim won a silver medal"
    --King Abdullah University of Science and Technology webpage
  2. Zugzwang
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    31 Jul '18 20:035 edits
    Although the official website has not posted results (as far as I can see), I have been able
    to track down (it was not easy) these results posted elsewhere.

    https://www.dropbox.com/s/7w0ab2dxrplqyep/CATALYZER_11_NAHL.pdf?dl=0

    List of Gold Medal Winners at the 2018 International Chemistry Olympiad
    Rank Name Country
    1 Qingyu Chen CHN
    2 Aleksei Konoplev RUS
    3 Raymond Eugene Bahng KOR
    4 Jeffrey Shullen Shi USA
    5 Marvin Dragon Choo SGP
    6 Chenyu Wang CHN
    7 Junlong Qin CHN
    8 Jan Obořil CZE
    9 Chae Rin Kim KOR
    10 Michelle Lu USA
    11 Vinicius Figueira Armelin BRA
    12 Andrew Shucheng Wu USA
    13 Yutong Dai USA
    14 Jonathan David Bostock GBR
    15 Yichen Nie CHN
    16 Kyrylo Danyleiko UKR
    17 Anh Duc Pham VNM
    18 Mikhail Matveev RUS
    19 Khi Yung Fong SGP
    20 Phuritat Sookananchai THA
    21 Ceylan Ceylan TUR
    22 Yu-Che Chien TWN
    23 Mátyás Sajgó HUN
    24 Jinyeong Kim KOR
    25 Josef Tomeček CZE
    26 Dhyey Gandhi IND
    27 Ong Christoper Ivan Wijaya IDN
    28 Takanao Ishii JPN
    29 Ivna de Lima F. Gomes BRA
    30 Alexandra Andrea Geim GBR
    31 Jishnu Basavaraju IND
    32 Petar Petkov Hristov BGR
    33 Matteo S. Elie J. Stockinger FRA
    34 Miroslava Novoveská CZE
    35 Joonsuk Ryan Dan Kang GBR

    10 of the top 13 students were of East Asian (mostly Chinese) heritage.

    Countries with multiple gold medal winners included:
    China 4
    USA 4
    Korea (South) 3
    Czech Republic (host) 3
    UK 3
    Russia 2
    Singapore 2
    Brazil 2
    India 2

    On a general note, the chemistry and biology Olympiads seem to show less dominance
    by male students than the mathematics and physics Olympiads do.
  3. Behind the scenes
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    11 Aug '18 14:24
    Originally posted by @duchess64
    Although the official website has not posted results (as far as I can see), I have been able
    to track down (it was not easy) these results posted elsewhere.

    https://www.dropbox.com/s/7w0ab2dxrplqyep/CATALYZER_11_NAHL.pdf?dl=0

    List of Gold Medal Winners at the 2018 International Chemistry Olympiad
    Rank Name Country
    1 Qingyu Chen CHN
    2 Aleksei ...[text shortened]... ads seem to show less dominance
    by male students than the mathematics and physics Olympiads do.
    And once again the exalted Duchess proves to all the white man is the villain and everyone else is the victim.

    😴😴😴😴
  4. Subscribersonhouse
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    11 Aug '18 15:35
    Originally posted by @mchill
    And once again the exalted Duchess proves to all the white man is the villain and everyone else is the victim.

    😴😴😴😴
    You mean rather than complimenting the 4 USA students who won gold medals, one of only 2 countries to do so, you turn it into a racist brawl. Were you perhaps in Charlottesville last year? cheering on the driver of the dude who killed Heather?
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