The pupils from Turkmenistan won four medals at the International Chemistry Olympiad - 2022, which was held in China in a remote mode.
The International Chemistry Olympiad (IChO) is an annual competition for pupils, which was held in 1968 in Czechoslovakia for the first time. The pupils not older than 20 years participate in it, moreover, each country can be represented by no more than four people. This year the Olympiad was held in one round, during which the students had to solve the tasks compiled for them by the international jury. They concerned the advanced fields of science and industrial chemistry — from the quality of catalysts to the elaboration of schemes for the synthesis of biologically active compounds.
The 54th International Chemistry Olympiad (IChO-2022) was held this year in the Chinese city of Tianjin. In total, 326 schoolchildren representing 83 countries took part in it.
The Turkmen team consisted of four people, each of whom won medals at the end of the competition. The national team of Turkmenistan was headed by Nazar Mammedov, a chemistry teacher at a specialized boarding school named after Saparmurat Turkmenbashi of Ashgabat.
As per the “Neutral Turkmenistan” newspaper, the winner of the gold medal become Davut Muhammetkuliev from the specialized secondary school No.86. Yakub Annaorazov and Niyazmuhammet Begenchmuhammedov, the representatives of specialized boarding school named after Saparmurat Turkmenbashi, are honored with silver medals. A 9th form pupil of this school Begzada Annayev earned a bronze medal.
In 2019 at the 51st International Chemistry Olympiad the Turkmen pupils performed not less successful. They won three bronze medals.