The sixth grade student at Hotam & PV Lyceum (Hisor branch) in Tajikistan, Shokhrukh Firaidonov has won the International Neo Science Olympiad Grand Final in the “coding” category.

The International Neo Science Olympiad Grand Final took place in New York on June 6-12.

The mathematics and computer science teacher at this lyceum, Saidakabr Aminov, says the 12-year-old Shokhrukh Firaidonov has taken the first place in the “coding” category among the sixth grade students, winning two gold medals and one bronze medal. 

Photo / Hotam & PV Lyceum

According to him 14 students of Hotam & PV Lyceum (grades 4 to 9) – Bunyod Safarov, Sanjar Rashidov, Khusrav Abdulloyev, Ishoq Boboyev, Dilovar Ikromov, Parviz Mirzo, Shokhrukh Firaidonov, Abubakr ishanv, Mirazam Mirsharifzoda, Zebuniso Shahbozova, Aliya Jalilova, Salva Qandiqova, Amaliya  Khairiddinova, and Samira Davatova -- participated in the International Neo Science Olympiad Grand Final, wining 8 gold, 4 silver and 14 bronze medals.

Photo / Hotam & PV Lyceum

“Sanjar Rashidov won gold medal in the “mathematics” category among the seventh grade students,” Aminov told Asia-Plus.  

The International Neo Science Olympiad is conducted in the following categories: coding (grades 3-11); mathematics (grades 3-11); natural science (grades 3-8); physics (grades 9-11); chemistry (grades 9-11); and biology (grades 9-11).  

The International Neo Science Olympiad is a prestigious global event dedicated to celebrating and advancing excellence in the fields of science and mathematics among students worldwide.  It serves as a platform for students to engage in rigorous competition, showcase their problem-solving skills, and collaborate with peers from diverse backgrounds.

Beyond competition, it fosters a culture of intellectual curiosity, ethical conduct, and lifelong learning, inspiring the next generation of scientists, mathematicians, and innovators to make a positive impact on our world.

It's a global contest open to primary, secondary and high school students.

The International Neo Science Olympiad offers both online examinations and hosts a physical event known as the Grand Final program, which takes place during the summer season.

The foremost goal of the International Neo Science Olympiad is to encourage and celebrate excellence in the disciplines of science and mathematics.  It strives to identify, acknowledge, and reward exceptional talent and aptitude among students in these subjects.

The Olympiad places a strong emphasis on problem-solving abilities and critical thinking.  It presents participants with complex and thought-provoking problems that require innovative approaches and analytical reasoning.

The vision includes a commitment to inclusivity, ensuring that the International Neo Science Olympiad is accessible to students from various backgrounds, regardless of their socio-economic status, cultural heritage, or gender.