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Greensprings wins big in International Maths Olympiad Challenge

By Eniola Daniel
18 November 2021   |   2:41 am
Out of over 50,000 participants drawn across the globe for this year’s International Maths Olympiad Challenge (IMOC), four students of Greensprings School have been accorded International Maths Olympiad

Out of over 50,000 participants drawn across the globe for this year’s International Maths Olympiad Challenge (IMOC), four students of Greensprings School have been accorded the International Maths Olympiad Elitist title.

Elvis Chimauchem, Akinfolarin Ojo, Mojolaoluwa Abatan, and Oluwatobi Somorin, who were recently accorded International Maths Olympiad Elitist title.


The students got the title for their excellent performance in the mathematics challenge.

Topping the list is Oluwatobi Somorin, who participated in the secondary school level of the challenge and scored 96.28 per cent. The other three students, Mojolaoluwa Abatan, Akinfolarin Ojo and Elvis Chimauchem, participated in the elementary school level of the challenge and scored 83.21 per cent each.

Director of Global Programmes at IMOC, Erin Anderson, lauded the school for the support showed its students.

She said: “We recently conducted an Olympiad for selected schools, and we had more than 50,000 entries globally. The competition was intense, but students of Greensprings School performed well and they have been awarded the title of International Maths Olympiad Elitist. We would like to congratulate and thank the school for giving constant support to its students. It’s only with the school’s guidance that these students achieve such accomplishments.”

The school’s Deputy Director of Education, Dr Barney Wilson said: “This outstanding news came in on the same day as our Executive Director’s birthday. So, it is a great birthday gift for her. Great news about our students’ success always brings joy to our hearts and we know they will keep the flag flying high as they enter more competitions locally, nationally and globally.”

The International Maths Olympiad Challenge is a global mathematics championship for students who are mathematics fanatics and always seeking challenges that will deepen their understanding of mathematics. The challenge is open to students in elementary and secondary schools across the globe.