The preliminary round of the SwissPhO 2017 took place on Wednesday, 18th of January. 73 students from all across Switzerland and Lichtenstein took part in the competition, which was held simultaneously in four different places: Bern, Zurich, Lausanne and Lugano.
Congratulations to the following 25 Swiss participants and the 4 students from Liechtenstein who qualified for the SwissPhO 2017. (The ranking has no significance for the SwissPhO.)
|Rank||Name||Points (Max 70)|
|14||Biedermann Joel||41.25||Liechtenstein (non-competitive)|
|14||Wohlwend Konstantin||41.25||Liechtenstein (non-competitive)|
|17||Gartmann Jannik||38.75||Liechtenstein (non-competitive)|
|26||Peppard Luke||32.25||Liechtenstein (non-competitive)|
Best of luck to all the successful participants at the SwissPhO 2017, which will take place on 25th/26th of 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 Yogyakarta (Indonesia).
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 taken at the different locations:
© Bilder: Dominik Gresch, Michele Dolfi, Sebastian Käser