Senator Joel Villanueva on Tuesday congratulated the Philippine team for topping the 14th International Mathematics Contest held in Singapore last July 27 to 30.
In Senate Resolution No. 841 filed by Villanueva, the senator commended the Philippine contingent for their “victory and sterling performance.”
“This is another testament to the world class talent of the Filipino youth,” Villanueva said.
The Philippine team, which was trained by the Mathematics Trainers Guild-Philippines, bagged a total of 196 medals consisting of 27 gold, 53 silver, and 116 bronze.
The Philippines bested 13 countries and territories including China, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam, South Korea, Malaysia and Indonesia.
“The victory of our Philippine team is a source of pride and inspiration to all of us. Their hard work and dedication have set a good example to our future generation—the Filipino youth,” Villanueva said.