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The 8th International Linguistics Olympiad

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The 8th International Linguistics Olympiad was held in Stockholm, Sweden from July 19 to July 24, 2010.

26 teams from 18 countries participated, with Norway and Singapore sending participants for the first time.

Photo ©2010 Maria Rubinstein

Participants competed to solve problems on diverse languages and writing systems including Budukh, Drehu, Blissymbolics, Romansch, and Mongolian.

The jury awarded 27 medals (3 gold, 9 silver, and 15 bronze), as well as 23 honorable mentions, 3 team contest trophies, a team cup for highest average score, and 12 best solution prizes.