BANGKOK: Syed Jafar Raza, a mathematical whiz from Pakistan, won laurels at the seventh International Math Challenge held in Thailand, and scored himself a coveted gold medal.
The international competition held at the Pan Asia International School, Bangkok entailed a total of 180 teams belonging to 17 countries around the world.
Syed Jaffar Raza came first in a total of 600 participants. The International Math Challenge VII was held from February 22 – 24. It aims to encourage students to study and excel in math and critical thinking.
Previously, the competition had seen a Pakistani gold-medal winner in 2015 as well, and this time around it might just be the extension of an earlier victory streak.