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BULPROS supported the Bulgarian team at the International Linguistic Olympiad (IOL) as part of the company’s strategic activities aimed at investing in education and innovation.
The 17th International Linguistic Olympiad took place from July 29 to August 2, 2019, in Yongin, South Korea. This year the event gathered a record number of participants – over 350 participants from 36 countries and 54 teams, becoming the largest IOL in its history.
The Bulgarian team ranked third in the country ranking, based on the number of medals. The young Bulgarian linguists won totally six medals, two of which gold. Alexander Velinov, PM Pool Manager at BULPROS and a teacher at the German Language High School and the High School of Mathematics in Sofia, was the leader of the Bulgarian team. He has been training the young linguists and leading them at the annual International Linguistic Olympiads from the very beginning in 2003.
“We are happy to support the Bulgarian team and give the students the opportunity to develop their linguistic talent. Moreover, the work with these brilliant young people is very inspiring and rewarding for us”, commented Alexander Velinov.