- The 26th Pan African Maths Olympiad held in Kenya celebrated the smartest kids on the African continent
- South Africa walked away from the olympiad as the winner of the event
- South African teens won medals, while one was crowned the Queen of Mathematics and another was 2nd overall in the olympiad
South African youngsters waved the country's flag mighty high as they dominated at the 26th Pan African Maths Olympiad in Nairobi, Kenya.
Six of South Africa's brightest young minds went to Kenya to represent the country. The olympiad started on the 23rd of June.
South Africa took the top spot, while the second spot was taken by Morocco. Tunisia's youth took the third place.
Ghana, Uganda, Kenya, Ivory Coast, Botswana, Kenya and Tanzania were the other countries that competed.
Kgaugelo Bopape (grade 10) won a gold medal for South Africa and was also second overall in the entire event.
One of the most striking moments was when Danielle Kleyn (grade 10) from Somerset West was crowned the Queen of Mathematics in Africa. She won a silver medal during the olympiad as well.
The rest of South Africa's brilliant team won their own individual medals as well. Malwande Nkonyane, Klara Eybers, and Razeen Parker all won silver medals.
Amber De Decker won herself a bronze medal and added to South Africa's pride.
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