Singapore team places third at International Geography Olympiad in Japan
A team of four boys from Singapore has placed third in a field of 126 students at the 10th International Geography Olympiad (iGeo) in Japan.
Held in Kyoto from July 31 to Aug 5, the Singapore team attained a total of two gold medals, a silver and a bronze.
Daniel Wong from Raffles Institution and Ian Teo from St Andrew's Junior College were both awarded gold medals, with Daniel clinching the position of top gold medalist in the competition.
Tan Hean Shuen from Anglo-Chinese School (Independent) clinched a silver and Eric Ryan Toh from Victoria Junior College was awarded a bronze.