Math Team Canada at the IMO

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The International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO) is the world championship mathematics competition for high-school students. Canada has proudly participated in the IMO for over thirty years.


Team members are chosen based on their results in previous competitions and their eligibility to represent Canada at the IMO. Two important Canadian competitions on the road to the IMO are the Canadian Open Mathematics Challenge (COMC) and the Canadian Mathematical Olympiad (CMO).

Latest News and Media Attention

All Members of Math Team Canada Win Medals at the 2020 IMO

(Sep 30, 2020) OTTAWA – Math Team Canada 2020 wins three Gold medals, one Silver medal and two Bronze medal.

Six top mathletes selected for Math Team Canada 2020

(Jul 10, 2020) OTTAWA, Ontario — The Canadian Mathematical Society (CMS) is pleased to announce that Canada’s six top math students are on their way to compete at the 61st International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO). The Olympiad was scheduled to take place in St. Petersburg, Russia in July 2020, but because of the global pandemic it will take place on September 21-22 and Math Team Canada’s participation will be virtual.

2020 Math Team Canada

Team Members:

Zixiang (Peter) Zhou

London Central Secondary School, London, ON

Thomas Guo

Phillips Exeter Academy, United States

Michael Li

Marc Garneau C.I., Toronto, ON

Edgar Wang

Marianopolis College, Westmount, QC

Team Leaders:

David Tang

University of Toronto Schools, Toronto, ON

Eric Shen

University of Toronto Schools, Toronto, ON

Alex Song, LeaderCitadel LLC
Byung Chun, Deputy LeaderRoyal St. George’s College

The Samuel Beatty Fund promotes and encourages the study of Mathematics in the University of Toronto and throughout the Province of Ontario. Each year one IMO student is chosen to be the Samuel Beatty Recipient. This year Eric Shen is that recipient.

Samuel Beatty Report on IMO 2020
by Eric Shen

2020 Samuel Beatty Report