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Success in 2019

The students who represented the UK at the International Biology Olympiad (IBO) 2019 in Szeged, Hungary have achieved three silver medals and one bronze medal!

More than 280 students from over 70 countries took part in the IBO this year, and participated in a series of practical and theoretical examinations at the international competition.

The UK team at the International Biology Olympiad 2019, from left to right: Dr Andrew Treharne (UKBC Secretary), Joshua Hodgson (UKBC Treasurer), Maggy Linford, James Panaysis, Henry Wei, Ina Kruger, Benjamin Robinson, and Dr Jonathan Bennett.