A group of students from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTH) brought home five medals from the International Mathematics Competition-IMC in Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria.

The seven maths whizzes competed against the world’s finest mathematical minds from 64 countries in different categories that included Algebra, Mathematical Analysis, Geometry and Combinatorics.

They stood out among 364 competitors, garnering a silver medal, four bronze ones and two honorary mentions.

READ MORE: The mystery is over: Greek mathematician successfully solves 78-year-old maths problem

The Greek team was made up of first, second and third-year students, mostly from AUTH’s engineering department. The students were selected from a competition held by the university’s Mathematics Department in May.

The university-funded trip was organised by University College London and took place at the American University of Bulgaria. AUTH’s has participated in the international competition for six years.

RELATED ARTICLE: Greek students win big at 26th International Mathematics Competition, taking home gold and silver medals