Mexicanas Triumph At Math Olympics, Winning Gold And Silver
Mexico was well represented at this year's European Mathematical Olympiad.
Seventeen-year-old Ana Paula Jiménez Díaz took home the gold, Mexico's second gold in the history of the competition, while her teammates Nuria Sydykova y Karla Rebeca both took home silver, and Nathalia del Carmen Jasso Vera earned an honorable mention.
The team of young Mexicanas celebrated their wins wearing traditional huipiles and mariachi sombreros.
#ULTIMAHORA: Medalla de oro, dos platas y mención para México en la VIII Olimpiada Europea Femenil de Matemáticas, Ucrania 2019 ???????????????? Bravísimo, equipo!!! ???????????????? #MujeresTransformandoMéxico pic.twitter.com/1ZYDqbGILT— Mónica Mateos-Vega (@MonicaMateosV) April 11, 2019
The European Mathematical Olympiad is an event that encourages young women to participate in mathematics. The international competition, which this year took place in Ukraine and hosted teams from 50 countries, recognizes participants for their creative problem-solving abilities, not mere memorization, reports SinEmbargo.
Que se oiga un #Huélum hasta Ucrania para felicitar a Nuria Sydykova Méndez #PolitécnicaDeCorazón del @_cecyt9 quien obtuvo la Medalla de Plata ???? en la VIII Olimpiada Europea Femenil de Matemáticas #EGMO #OrgullosamentePolitécnicos pic.twitter.com/49FxVIb3V3— IPN (@IPN_MX) April 12, 2019
Congratulations to these mujeres representing their país with pride; no doubt they have bright futures ahead.