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The 4th International Linguistics Olympiad

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The 4th International Linguistics Olympiad was held in Tartu, Estonia from August 1 to August 6, 2006.

13 teams from 9 countries participated, with Lithuania sending participants for the first time.

Photo ©2006 Olga Shemanaeva

Participants competed to solve problems on diverse languages including Lakhota, Catalan, Khmer, Udihe, Ngoni, and American Sign Language.

The jury awarded 13 medals (3 gold, 6 silver, and 4 bronze), as well as 2 honorable mentions, 3 team contest trophies, and 6 best solution prizes.

The official website of Tartu 2006 can be found here.