Romanian student Andrei Iliescu (second on the left) got the highest score in the world at the 2016 International Chemistry Olympiad in Tbilisi, Georgia. Iliescu, who has won several gold medals at international chemistry competitions in recent years, has graduated the International Computer Science High School in Bucharest and will continue his academic career at Harvard University in the US.
Romanian students won two more gold medals and a silver medal at the International Chemistry Olympiad bringing the best result for Romania ever at this competition. Romania finished first in Europe and second in the world after China. A total of 264 students from 75 countries competed in this event.
The three other Romanian students who helped achieve this performance are: Paul Haidu-Gerea, an XI grade student at the Mircea Cel Batran National College in Constanta, Robert Cristian Raclea, a XII grade student at the Vasile Alecsandri National College in Galati (both got gold), and Alexandra Dima, an XI grade student at the International Computer Science High School in Bucharest.
Romania brings home four gold medals from the International Chemistry Olympiad