DAY 9 JULY 21, 2009 BREMEN, GERMANY
Awards and Lisa Sauermann, Germany, ﬁrst
won a silver
L´ szl´ Lov´ sz, E¨ tv¨ s Lor´ nd
a o o a
Closing Ceremony medal at the
IMO 2007 and
dapest, works in
gold medals matics and the-
2008 and 2009, oretical com-
this year only puter science.
From the Award and Closing Cer- one point away Born 1948, he
emony we can tell you that is was an from a perfect won three IMO
impressive celebration. But we do not score. gold and one silver medal 1963–1966.
need to tell you, because you were He is currently the president of the
We also note that the three best
there. We only can congratulate all of International Mathematical Union.
buses were Bus 8 (CHN, HKG, JPN,
you to your achievement, equal if you
KOR, MAC, PRK, TWN) with an av-
won a medal or not. You can be proud!
erage score of 27.14 coming in ﬁrst, Stanislav Smirnov, University of
This is our last Daily News issue Bus 2 (BLR, GEO, KAZ, MDA, MNG,
for the 50th IMO 2009. Normally they RUS, UKR) with 22.71 in second place
in complex and
were written late at night, somewhere and Bus 7 (IDN, IRN, KHM, MAS,
11 pm and 4 am. This time we are try- THA, VNM) with 19.75 third .
ing to get some rest, so we cannot yet
tell you whether the farewell party was
wonderful, but we are sure it will be.
G UESTS OF H ONOR Born 1970, he
won two IMO gold medals in 1986 and
T OP PARTICIPANTS We say thank you to the six main
speakers of Sunday’s anniversary cele- Terence Tao, University of Califor-
bration who took the time to be present nia at Los An-
at the award ceremony to present the geles, works in
We congratulate all participants to medals to the successful participants.
B´ la Bollob´ s, University of Cam-
e a ysis, partial dif-
their achievements. Very impressive
bridge and Uni- ferential equa-
scores were achieved by the three top
versity of Mem- tions, proba-
phis, works in bility, ergodic
Dongyi Wei, People’s Republic of functional anal- theory, combi-
China, ﬁrst par- ysis, combina- natorics, compressed sensing, repre-
ticipated at the torics, graph sentation theory, and number theory.
IMO in 2008. theory and per- Born 1975, he won bronze, silver, and
Both times he colation. Born gold at the IMO 1986–1988 and the
achieved gold 1943, he won a bronze and two gold Fields medal in 2006.
with a perfect medals at the ﬁrst ever IMOs 1959–
Jean-Christophe Yoccoz, Univer-
Makoto Soejima, Japan, had Timothy Gowers, Cambridge Uni- e
sit´ Paris XI,
two prior IMO versity, works Orsay, works in
participations, in combina- dynamical sys-
where he won torics and func- tems, complex
bronze 2007 tional analysis. analysis, and
and gold 2008. Born 1963, he number theory.
This year he won an IMO Born in 1957,
achieved gold gold medal in he won IMO
with a perfect 1981 and the silver and gold medals in 1973 and
score. Fields medal in 1998. 1974, and the Fields medal in 1994.
DAY 9 Daily News JULY 21, 2009 2
S HORT leaving their rooms on 22 July. Any- We thank all of you for coming to Bre-
one loosing their key will be charged 50 men and wish you a good return to your
A NNOUNCEMENTS Euros. home. We look forward to seeing you
again at future IMOs, at Jacobs Univer-
sity, and as active members of the inter-
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At the closing ceremony The Korean teams