The winning students from Yerevan’s PhysMath School

Armenian Team wins two medals at Astronomy and Astrophysics Olympiad


YEREVAN ( — Armenian school students have earned two medals at the 16th International Olympiad on Astronomy and Astrophysics (IOAA) held in Silesia, Poland, on August 10-20.

The event brought together 241 students from 50 countries.

The Armenian team included Areg Barseghyan, Vyacheslav Petrosyan, Artavazd Harutyunyan and Maria Arakelyan, all 12th graders from Yerevan’s PhysMath School, the Ministry of Education, Science, Culture and Sports reported on August 21.

Vyacheslav Petrosyan won a silver medal, while Artavazd Harutyunyan bagged bronze. Areg Barseghyan and Maria Arakelyan were awarded commendations.

The team was led by PhysMath School teacher Vardges Mambreyan.


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