Arnav Tripathy wins gold for US in Math Olympiad

Arnav Tripathy (16) is Orissa’s “beautiful mind”. The teenager, who lives with his parents in the US, took home the gold in the 47th Maths Olympiad held recently in Slovenia, beating off competition from 90 countries.

Arnav and five other students were selected to represent the US from an initial pool of 2,30,000. His father, Ashutosh Tripathy, migrated to the US in 1986. They hail from Bilaspur village in Orissa’s Jagatsinghpur district.

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