Artates and Tee both win silver for PH in ‘Young Achievers’ math tilt

January 21, 2022

Ateneo de Manila Senior High School students R-Jahn Artates (11-Tsuji) and John Paul Tee (11-Wright) both won silver awards for the Philippines in the grade 11 division of the 2021 International Mathematics Open for Young Achievers (IMOYA), which was held online on December 18, 2021.

R-Jahn Artates (left), John Paul Tee
R-Jahn and John Paul’s awards were among the 32 silvers harvested by Filipino mathletes at the competition, which attracted participants from India, Indonesia, Iran, Malaysia, Mongolia, Nepal, South Korea, Sri Lanka, and Vietnam. The 172-member Philippine math team also bagged 28 golds and 51 bronzes, topping host country Thailand’s haul of 18 golds, 27 silvers, and 47 bronzes.
IMOYA aims to strengthen the mathematical intuition and computational skills of participants. It also promotes cross-cultural interaction and espouses camaraderie, understanding, and respect for diversity.