NZ Students Big Winners at “Biology Olympiad”
Tuesday, 19 July 2011
The New Zealand secondary school team of Benjamin Bai, Richard Chou, Vicky Tai and Jack Zhou are returning home from Taiwan with three medals from the prestigious 22nd International Biology Olympiad.
This competition pits the top four young biologists from 59 countries against each other in an intense round of practical assessments and theory examinations.
Jack Zhou from Auckland International College won a gold medal and is now ranked 21st in the world, New Zealand's highest ever world ranking at the Biology Olympiad.
Benjamin Bai won a silver medal, and Richard Chou won a bronze medal. Both students attend Macleans College in Auckland.