Syed Jaffar Raza beat 600 other participants to win gold medal at the International Math Challenge
A young Pakistani kid defeated 600 participants to emerge as the winner at the International Mathematics Challenge held in Thailand.
Syed Jaffar Raza Naqvi, the mathematical genius from Lahore, won the gold medal at the International Math Challenge VII held at the Pan-Asia International School in Bangkok.
Naqvi dedicated his success to “his parents, teachers, mentor at the school” for their untiring and dedicated efforts.
The 14 years old, studying in grade 8 at PakTurk Lahore School, is described by his teachers as “a brilliant student who has been winning top positions in National Inter-Schools Mathematics Olympiads since class 4.”
Naqvi was one of the six participating students from Pakistan who won medals at the competition held from February 22-24.
The students of PakTurk International School Lahore brought home one gold medal, three silver and three bronze medals. They attended the competition with their mentor and Vice Principal Khalid Zeeshan.
“Middle Section students win one gold, three silver and three bronze medals in International Math Challenge VII Bangkok Thailand,” PakTurk School proudly shared on social media. The school administration congratulated parents, teachers and especially the students on the accomplishment.
A total of 180 teams belonging to 17 countries from around the world, including Romania, Cambodia, and Sri Lanka, competed at the event.
Congrats to the winning Pakistani students, and their parents and teachers!