Swiss students win four medals at the International Economics Olympiad

Switzerland impresses by taking home two awards and four medals at the International Economics Olympiad, which took place at the end of July 2021. A success of the sort is a first for Switzerland!

The fourth instalment of the International Economics Olympiad took place from the 26. July to the 01. August. Over 200 students from 44 nations took part in the online event organized by Latvia.

The results of the students were exceptional: they were awarded a bronze medal for Michael Carnogursky and one silver medal each for Martin Carnogursky, Philipp Burkhardt and Mateusz Gugala!

Additionally, their innovative idea for a modular electric bus convinced the jury at the Grand Final: the group won first place of the Business Case Competition as well as the SEB Award for Most Sustainable Business Case Solution. The Swiss Team made it to 7. place out of 44 nations in the overall ranking!