Russian schoolboy took "gold" at the Informatics Olympiad in Europe EJOI 2020

The organizing committee and jury of the Olympiad were located in Tbilisi, Georgia; in Russia the competition was held in

online proctoring system at Innopolis University, Moscow and Chelyabinsk. EJOI was held for the fourth time.

Schoolchildren from Armenia participated in the Olympiad,Azerbaijan, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Cyprus, Estonia, France, Georgia, Greece, Hungary, Israel, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Lithuania, North Macedonia, Poland, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden , Turkey and Ukraine. Each country in the official classification was represented by 4 schoolchildren. Schoolchildren under 15 from Moscow, Chelyabinsk and Kazan were nominated from Russia. They are prize-winners and winners of the final stage of the All-Russian Olympiad for Schoolchildren in Informatics 2019 (International Autumn Tournament in Informatics 2019). Participants, whose points at the Olympiad were sufficient, but who did not manage to get into the official team, participated in the unofficial standings. There were three participants from Russia in this standings from Kazan and Moscow.

Kazan citizens - Valery Rodionov and Renat Karimov - wrote the Olympiad at the Innopolis University. Employees of the Center for Pre-University Training ensured the competition in the online proctoring system.

The participants had to go through 2 rounds of the Olympiad for 4 hours. In each round, it was necessary to solve 3 problems, which were estimated at 100 points maximum.

According to the results of two rounds of the Olympiad, the national teamRussia - 1 gold and 3 silver medals. The Russian national team took first place in the team standings in medals and in the amount of points scored by the official participants.

  • Gold - 2nd place - Valery Rodionov (430 points), Lyceum named after N.I. Lobachevsky KFU (Kazan)
  • Silver - 9th place - Danil Klisch (335 points), Physics and Mathematics Lyceum No. 31 (Chelyabinsk)
  • Silver - 9th place - Dmitry Galatenko (335 points), Vorobyovy Gory (Moscow)
  • Silver - 13th place - Alexander Klimchuk (330 points), Second School Lyceum (Moscow)

The official EJOI-2020 ranking is available here. Also, everyone can get acquainted with the unofficial rating.

Unofficial results of the Russian national team at EJOI-2020:

  • Renat Karimov - 1st place (351 points), which is equivalent to a gold medal, Lyceum named after N.I. Lobachevsky KFU (Kazan)
  • Daria Grekova - 2nd place (349 points), which is equivalent to a gold medal, Physics and Mathematics School No. 2007 (Moscow)
  • Ivan Piskarev - 8th place (229 points), which is equivalent to a bronze medal, school number 2086 (Moscow)

Elena was the leader of the national team.Andreeva is a coach of the Russian national junior team, a member of the TsPMK in informatics, the head of the informatics department of the SSC MSU, as well as Pavel Mavrin - an assistant at the IT&P faculty of ITMO University, the ICPC 2014 world champion, a member of the TsPMK and the jury of the All-Russian School of Informatics, a leading coach in sports programming at the Innopolis University.

EJOI (European Junior Olympiad in Informatics) -competition for programmers under 15 years old, held according to the rules of the International Olympiad in Informatics. It includes a trial and two main rounds, within which you have to solve problems in C ++ or Java. Teams of Council of Europe member states are invited to participate. Each team is represented by 2 leaders and 4 students who are selected based on the results of national competitions.

European Junior Olympiad in Informaticswas first held in 2017 in the capital of Bulgaria. From the first year of its existence, Innopolis University has been participating in the preparation of the Russian national team, organizing training camps. In 2018, the Russian IT university hosted the competition at its site. Then Russian schoolchildren performed in two teams and won four gold and four silver medals. In 2019, Russia took 2nd place in the overall team classification, behind only programmers from Romania. Gold medals from Slovenia were taken away by participants from Kazan, Chelyabinsk, silver - from Muscovites.

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