The young math wizards won 1 gold, 4 silver, and 6 bronze medals at the 19th China Western Mathematics Invitational (CWMI), 18th China Girls Mathematical Olympiad (CGMO) and 16th China Southeast Mathematical Olympiad (CSMO).
The Philippine team, composed of eight Grade 5 students, won two silver and four bronze medals in the individual contest, and four silver medals and a trophy in the team contest at the 22nd Po Leung Kuk Primary Mathematics World Contest.
Mohammad Nur Casib, a student at My Precious Child Learning Center in Marawi City, snatched the country?s lone gold medal in the math category.
The contest, which started in 1986 and named in honor of famous Chinese mathematician Hua Luo Geng, is considered one of the toughest math competitions for primary and junior high school students in mainland China.
This is the first international math contest for 12-year-old Mohammad Nur Casib , who experienced the horror of the Marawi Siege in May last year.