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Team USA Heads to European Girls' Mathematical Olympiad

The first European Girls' Mathematical Olympiad will take place at Murray Edwards College April 12-13, 2012.

Inspired by the China Girls' Math Olympiad (CGMO), The European Girls’ Math Olympiad will be similar in style to the International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO), with two tests taken on consecutive days. Participating countries send teams consisting of their strongest four, high-school-age, female mathematicians.

Sarah Hermann, Julia Huang, Danielle Wang, and Victoria Xia will be representing the United States of America. Team USA results will be posted on the American Mathematics Competitions website. The members of Team USA are all veterans of international competition.

 Pictured (L-R): Sarah Hermann, Victoria Xia, Danielle Wang, and Julia Huang.

Pictured (L-R): Sarah Hermann, Victoria Xia, Danielle Wang, and Julia Huang. 

Victoria Xia, 15, a sophomore at Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology (Vienna, Virginia), has won the 2011 "Math Prize for Girls" Contest and  brought home a gold medal from the 2011 CGMO. In February, she represented the Mathematical Association of America at the White House Science Fair. She also participated in MAA's Mathematical Olympiad Summer Program and earned an Honorable Mention at the 2010 "Math Prize for Girls" competition.

Sarah Herrmann, 15, a junior at La Jolla High School (La Jolla, CA), won a bronze medal at the 2011 CGMO.

Julia Huang, 15, a sophomore at Lynbrook High School (Saratoga, CA), won a silver medal at the 2011 CGMO.

Danielle Wang, 14, a freshman at Westmont High School (Campbell, CA), brought home a gold medal from the 2011 CGMO.

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Start Date: 
Wednesday, April 11, 2012

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