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Students in the Faculty of Physics Take Third Place at All-Russian Student Olympiad in Theoretical Mechanics

They took third place in team competitions and received II and III level certificates in the personal competition.

The Olympiad was held in Kazan, with 106 students from 30 Russian university teams taking part in individual and team competitions (theoretical and computer).

First-year students Victor Frantsuzov, Alexander Zhivopistsev and Olga Svyatkovskaya, and second-year student Arslan Galiullin represented the HSE Faculty of Physics.

Despite the fact that HSE students competed with third and fourth-year students (the first admission to the Faculty of Physics took place in summer 2017, so HSE team was one of the youngest), HSE students managed to take prizes in all competitions:

  • they shared third place with the ITMO University team in the theoretical competition (students from the Bauman Moscow State Technical University and Ufa State Petroleum Technological University took second place, and MIPT students took first place);
  • they took third place in the computer competition (ITMO and MSTU teams took second place, MIPT team took first place)
  • Victor Frantsuzov and Arslan Galiullin took II level certificates, and Alexander Zhivopistsev took a III level certificate in the personal competition.

The team, led by the faculty lecturer Dmitry Khokhlov, showed strong results for the second year in a row. At the All-Russian Student Olympiad in Theoretical Mechanics in 2017 HSE students also took third place.

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