Ghana’s flag has once again been lifted high at the 2023 International UCMAS Competition in Malaysia.
The nation’s brilliant young minds showcased their exceptional abilities in mental arithmetic and abacus skills, leaving a lasting mark on the global stage.
The Ghanaian contingent displayed remarkable speed and accuracy in solving complex mathematical problems using the ancient art of the abacus.
At the awards ceremony, the Ghanaian supporters erupted in cheers as the four students secured not one but four awards, proving that excellence knows no boundaries.
Maame Korang Ansah-Obuobi (Rising Sun Montessori School Limited) beat off stiff opposition and emerged as the champion of the UCMAS Category B (Elementary) contest.
Also, Shaurya Gurbani (Al-Rayan International School) and Thomas Cudjoe Mensah Ababio (Hans Future Leaders Integrated School) also won first and second place in Category B (Elementary level), respectively.
Obrempong Kojo Mireku completed Ghana’s award log as the second runner-up for Category A (Basic Level).
They competed among over 2,500 students across the world at the 30th edition of the UCMAS competition.
The UCMAS arena buzzed with anticipation as participants from around the world gathered to celebrate the academic brilliance of the young ones.
The journey of the awardees to success was marked by dedication, rigorous training, and a passion for mental acuity.
Even on their two-day treacherous flight to Malaysia, they kept practicing and perfecting the act in order to represent their nation with pride and to the best of their abilities.
Their hard work has paid off, with their names etched in history for winning laurels for their country on the international stage.