Leader comment: Teenager’s maths genius is a credit to his teachers



While a certain world leader has repeatedly and spuriously claimed he is a “genius”, a 17-year-old from Scotland now has a much stronger claim to the accolade after winning a gold medal at the International Mathematical Olympiad.
Only Agnijo Banerjee, who has just left Grove Academy in Dundee, and one other contestant out of the field of 594 – from more than 100 countries – managed to achieve a perfect score of 42 out of 42.
It was the first time someone from the UK had managed the feat in 24 years.
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