Past and future EGMOs
European Girls’ Mathematical Olympiad
The European Girls’ Mathematical Olympiad is an international mathematics competition similar in style to the International Mathematical Olympiad, with two papers taken on consecutive days. Participating countries send teams consisting of four female mathematicians of school age. EGMO 2012 was held in Cambridge, United Kingdom in April 2012, EGMO 2013 was held in Luxembourg, EGMO 2014 was held in Türkiye, EGMO 2015 was held in Belarus, EGMO 2016 was held in Romania, EGMO 2017 was held in Switzerland, EGMO 2018 was held in Italy, EGMO 2019 was held in Ukraine, EGMO 2020 was planned to be held in the Netherlands but took place as a purely virtual event because of the COVID-19 pandemic, EGMO 2021 was planned to be held in Georgia but also took place as a purely virtual event for the same reason, EGMO 2022 was held in Hungary with some teams taking part remotely, EGMO 2023 was held in Slovenia, EGMO 2024 will be held in Georgia and EGMO 2025 will be held in Kosovo.
The EGMO Board consists of three members elected for three-year terms and three representatives of EGMO host countries. The current elected members are:
The host country representatives are:
With greatest sadness we inform you that Yuliia Zdanovska, EGMO contestant of the years 2016 and 2017, was killed in shelling by Russian forces in Kharkiv, Ukraine. She was only 21.
Incredibly bright, passionate, kind human being. Yuliia loved kids and mathematics. As a winner of various competitions in mathematics and computer science, she was able to choose any career path she wanted. She decided to follow her dream and to teach kids and revolutionize education. She was going to teach kids in small towns and villages, who didn’t have the privilege of high-quality education.
When the war started, Yuliia chose to stay in Kharkiv and help, because this was her hometown. She said, “I am staying in Kharkiv until we win”.
Glory to heroes! Forever missed, forever in our hearts….
Yuliia Kravchenko and the EGMO Board, March 2022.