At the 2010 International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO), 517 young mathematicians from 96 countries competed in solving problems posed in a test administered on July 7 and July 8. The team of six students from USA won 3 Gold Medals and 3 Silver Medals, and ranked 3rd in total points, following teams from P.R.China and Russian Federation. The USA team members are:
- Evan O'Dorney, Gold Medal (39 points out of possible 42), homeschooled at Venture School in Danville, California;
- Xiaoyu He, Gold Medal (28 points), Acton-Boxborough Regional High School in Acton, Massachusetts;
- Benjamin Gunby, Gold Medal (27 points), Georgetown Day School in Washington, DC;
- Calvin Deng, Silver Medal (26 points), William G. Enloe High School in Cary, North Carolina;
- In Sung Na, Silver Medal (25 points), Northern Valley Regional High School at Old Tappan in Old Tappan, New Jersey;
- Allen Yuan, Silver Medal (23 points), Detroit Country Day School in Farmington, Michigan.
The 2010 IMO is the 51st in the annual series of international mathematical competitions. This year the contest was held in Astana, Khazakhstan, from July 2 through July 14. The students solve six very challenging math problems during the contest in two days, three problem each day in a 4 and 1/2 hour session. More details are available on the IMO official website.