Kgaogelo Bopape has flown South Africa’s flag high. The Grade 12 pupil, who hails from Soweto, managed to obtain an amazing achievement. The 17-year-old Horizon International School pupil walked away with a bronze medal at the International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO). 17-Year-Old South African Teen Becomes The First African To Win A Bronze Medal At Maths Olympiad…
The Olympiad was set to be hosted in Russia this year but because of the pandemic, young maths geniuses from around the world took part in it virtually.
Bopape not only managed to get a medal, but he also made history. The young maths whizz became the first African to ever get a bronze medal at the IMO.