Riyadh: Oman won 9 medals at the 6th Gulf Mathematical Olympiad (GMO) and the 2nd Gulf Physics Olympiad (GPhO), which are held in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
Students of the Sultanate achieved one silver and five bronze medals in the GMO by Said Al Muzahmi, Jumana Al Rasabiyah, Raya Al Hajriyah, Shatha Al Riyamiyah and Rehab Al Hakamaniyah.
Ruaa Al Farsiyah and Murshid Al Rashdi won the bronze medal at the Physics Olympiad and Walaa Al Siyabiyah won the silver medal.
The competition is organised by the Arab Bureau of Education for the Gulf States (ABEGS) in creating the appropriate environment to raise the level of scientific competition among students of the member countries in the Office in the field of mathematics and physics.
The Olympiad also held panel discussions on deep and non-stereotypical questions in mathematics and physics.