Thai students have won gold and silver medals at the 51st International Mathematical Olympiad in Kazakhstan.
The team, made up of six secondary school students, picked up one gold and five silver medals at the annual competition, which began on July 2 in Astana, the capital of Kazakhstan. The event ends on Thursday.
The team finished fifth among the 98 participating countries.
Nipun Pitimana-aree from Srinakharinwirot University Pathumwan Demonstration School, won the gold.
Silver medals went to Thanat Khururat, Pongpat Pumiwat, Suppanat Khamtue and Pakawut Jiradilok from Triam Udon Suksak School, and Wichit Youngchit from Mahidol Witthayanusorn School.
The Institute for the Promotion of Teaching Science and Technology (IPST) will hold a reception for the team when they arrive at Suvarnabhumi airport at 4.30pm on Friday.
Gold medallist Nipun, a Matthayom 4 student, said he has been part of the IPST's mathematical and scientific skills development programme since he was a Prathom 6 student.He has taken part in maths competitions at many different levels.