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Team USA wins top team, individual honors at International Biology Olympiad

August 5, 2013

Team USA was awarded 4 Gold Medals at the International Biology Olympiad (IBO) held in Bern, Switzerland and scored the highest overall team points. The team was comprised of the four U.S. high school students who were the top scoring students out of twenty finalists who participated in the USA Biology National Finals (USABO) which took place at Purdue University. Nearly 10,500 U.S. students from across the U.S. registered for the highly competitive USABO.

The USA Gold Medalists were:

  • Nikhil Buduma, Bellarmine College Preparatory, San Jose, CA
  • Lei Ding, The Charter School of Wilmington, Wilmington, DE
  • Charles Gleason, Bergen County Academies, Hackensack, NJ
  • Catherine Wu, Canyon Crest Academy, San Diego, CA


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