Ukrainian physics students triumph at the International Physicists’ Tournament

Following the lead of talented mathematicians winning international Mathematical Olympiad, the young Ukrainian physicists won the International Physicists’ Tournament held in Sweden.

April 8th-13rd, Chalmers University of Technology (Gothenburg, Sweden) hosted the 9th International Physicists’ Tournament. The tournament was attended by representatives of 18 universities from Europe, Asia, the USA and South America. Three teams, including Ukrainian, made it to the final round. The team of V. N. Karazin Kharkiv National University won the finals, beating the teams of Chalmers University of Technology and Ecole Polytechnique of Paris.

The Ukrainian team consisted of Viktoria Zaitseva, Olha Zaitseva, Ihor Sikachin (Physics Department) and Bohdan Bydenko, Kyrylo Herashchenko, Arina Ivashtenko (Department of Physics and Technology). The team was coached for the tournament by Kharkiv National University Associate Professors Zakhar Maizelys and Oleksii Holubov.