APLO 2020 Award Announcement

The 2nd Asia Pacific Linguistics Olympiad (APLO 2020) was held simultaneously in six countries/regions, on September 27, 2020.

A total of 97 contestants participated in 7 cities. The top 8 students from each delegation are regarded as official participants.

In addition, five countries/regions have participated in APLO 2020 as a guest, between September 27 and October 26: Colombia, Latvia, Ukraine, Russia, and Canada.

APLO 2020 participants competed to solve problems on diverse languages including Iaai, Walman, Koyra Chiini, Tübatulabal, and Mantauran (Rukai). The problem set was provided in 10 different language versions. Problems and solutions will be published on the APLO website on October 26, 2020.

Among the 48 official participants, 38 medals (5 gold, 11 silver, and 22 bronze) and 10 honorable mentions have been awarded by the International Jury. The cut-off scores are

Gold ≥ 58.0; Silver ≥ 48.0; Bronze 38.0.

Following pages contain the country results and the individual results of APLO 2020.

Country Results

Individual Results

Guest Countries Results

A total of 60 contestants representing 5 countries/regions participated as a guest at 7 testing sites between September 27 and October 26.

Canada Anglophone

A total of 5 contestants representing Canada Anglophone participated as a guest at 2 (virtual) testing sites on October 24. The following table contains the individual results of the Top 5 contestants from Canada Anglophone.

Colombia

A total of 9 contestants representing Colombia participated as a guest at 1 (virtual) testing site on September 27. The following table contains the individual results of the Top 3 contestants from Colombia.

Latvia

A total of 9 contestants representing Latvia participated as a guest at 1 testing site on October 4. The following table contains the individual results of the Top 8 contestants from Latvia.

Russia

A total of 27 contestants representing Russia participated as a guest at 2 testing sites on October 25. The following table contains the individual results of the Top 8 contestants from Russia.

Ukraine

A total of 10 contestants representing Ukraine participated as a guest at 1 testing site on October 4. The following table contains the individual results of the Top 8 contestants from Ukraine.


Published October 11, 2020
APLO 2020 International Board