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Anna Piekarska wins the 17th Olympiad in Informatics in Košice, Slovakia

Anna Piekarska gained Olympic laurels scoring 460 out of 600 points possible. Other Polish contestants also acquitted themselves well. Jan Milczek took 9th place while Adrian Jaskółka and Igor Adamski ranked 13th and 15th, respectively.

The 17th Central European Olympiad in Informatics was participated by 4-person national teams of secondary school students from Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Germany, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Switzerland, and Hungary. As a team Poland shared the second place with Bulgaria, both following Croatia.

Anna’s individual success is another great achievement of Polish contestants in the International Olympiad in Informatics. She follows in the footsteps of former winners of this information technology contest, namely Filip Wolski (2005) and Tomek Kluczyński (2007).

Well organized work with talented youth is crucial for improving innovation of the Polish economy. Winning such competitions establishes a conviction in young and passionate developers of software that they are suitably prepared to compete successfully with rivals worldwide. 

Asseco Poland has provided support to Polish information technology apprentices for many years. The Company is a co-organizer of the Olympiad in Informatics for the secondary school youth which is organized under the auspices of the Polish Ministry of National Education.