Preliminary Round 2015 – Results

The preliminary round of the SwissPhO 2015 took place on Wednesday, 14th of January 2015. During three hours 70 students from all across Switzerland and Liechtenstein solved physics problems to qualify for the SwissPhO 2015. The competition was held simultaneously in Bern, Zurich and Lausanne.

Congratulations to the following 25 Swiss participants who are invited to the SwissPhO 2015:
(The ranking has no significance for the SwissPhO.)

Rank Name Points (out of 70)
1 Rudin Nikita 54
2 Altherr Anian 44
3 Jordan Linus 42
4 Krummenacher Kajo 40.5
5 Geiser Linus 38.5
6 Humbel Mattia 35.25
7 Mallor Timothy 33
8 Gantenbein Nicolà 32.75
9 Lüthi Melina 32
10 Gebek Andrea 31.75
10 Schuhmacher Julian 31.75
12 Buitendijk Jeroen 31.5
13 Dederichs Anno 31
14 Thoma Vinzenz 30.25
15 Dulex Nicolas 29
15 Guggisberg Yann 28.5
17 Govoni Tony 27.5
17 Shang Gary 27.5
19 Bradley Timothy 26.75
20 Huang Xingjian 26
21 Wiedler Oliver 25
22 Adam Nicolas 24.5
23 Campillo Benjamin 23.5
24 Gaberdiel Elisabeth 23.25
25 Stocco Dario 23

Best of luck to all participants at the SwissPhO 2015, which will take place on 21/22 March at Neue Kantonsschule Aarau. The top five participants will then get the chance to represent Switzerland in July at the International Physics Olympiad in Mumbai, India.

We thank everyone who was not lucky enough to make it into the second round for participating. We hope that many of you will try again next year.

Some pictures of the competition:
Zürich (Uni)




Lausanne (EPFL)





© Bilder: Dominik Gresch, Lionel Philippoz, Romain Fournier