In Moscow school 1253 the blitz contest of the 2nd International Olympiad of Metropolises has ended. The winners are the teams which got more than 65 points: Shanghai, St. Petersburg, Hong Kong, Moscow and Belgrade.
Sofia, Krakow, Budapest, Chengdu, Istanbul, Jakarta, Minsk, Beijing, Baku, Zagreb became prize-winners.
Blitz contest is a kind of warming-up game before the main competitions. Its results are summarized separately from the results of the major rounds of the Olympiad. The teams solved the tasks corresponding to the level of final examinations of the secondary school in mathematics, physics, chemistry and informatics. The blitz-contest consisted of 80 tasks.
The 2nd International Olympiad of Metropolises takes place in Moscow from September 4 to 9, 2017. It involves 36 teams from 26 countries.