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The 3rd International Linguistics Olympiad

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The 3rd International Linguistics Olympiad was held in Leiden, Netherlands from August 8 to August 12, 2005.

13 teams from 9 countries participated, with Finland and Romania sending participants for the first time.

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Participants competed to solve problems on diverse languages including Tzotzil, Lango, Mansi, Yoruba, Lithuanian, and Figuig.

The jury awarded 6 medals (1 gold, 1 silver, and 4 bronze), as well as 9 honorable mentions, 3 team contest trophies, and 8 best solution prizes.