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BRONZE Medal to CS Team in SWERC 2019
Tuesday, January 28, 2020
BRONZE Medal to CS Team in SWERC 2019CS "Rubber Duck Forces" team - Volodymyr Polosukhin, Artem Shtefan and Evgenii Zheltonozhski, their coaches Nofar Carmeli and Gil Ben-Shachar, and academic supervisor Prof. Gill Barequet - won the bronze medal in the ACM ICPC (SWERC) 2019 programming contest held on January 26, 2020 in Paris, and came in 11th (!) of 95 teams from well known universities in west and south Europe. The second Team - "SleightOfHand" - Ron Hirsch, Rui Jiang and Michael Zalozieck came in 47.

The prestigious contest is being held since 1970 and hosts tens of thousands students from approx. 3,000 universities and its competitors are required to solve in 5 hours 11 programming and algorithmic problems demanding theoretical knowledge in math and computer science.

Technion CS, sponsored by Google for seven years in a row and by Microsoft for the first year, participates in the contest for the 14th time and holds a training course "Competitive Programming Workshop" which prepares the students to the contest.

Congratulations to the winners!

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