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UIU Team World Champion in International Blockchain Olympiad 2023

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The “Team Apocalypse” of United International University became the World Champion (Gold Winner) in the International Blockchain Olympiad (IBCOL) 2023. The final round of competition was held on 17 November 2023 in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Founded in 2017, the International Blockchain Olympiad (IBCOL) continues to provide students from around the world with a platform to address real-world challenges using cutting-edge blockchain solutions.

With participants from 20 countries including Bangladesh, Canada, China, Europe, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Italy, Kazakhstan, Macedonia, Malaysia, Mexico, Mongolia, Netherlands, Philippines, Russia, Taiwan, Ukraine, United Kingdom, and Vietnam, IBCOL 2023 brought together a diverse array of perspectives and expertise. Around 45 teams participated from all over the world.

Team Apocalypse of UIU from Bangladesh emerged as the champion, earning the prestigious World Champion (Gold Winner) for their project with the 1st Highest Overall Score. The team will receive €2400 prize money along with a certificate for the achievement. Team Apocalypse members: Ms. Sadia Ahmmed, Mr. SM Jishanul Islam, Mr. Sahid Hossain Mustakim and Ms. Aadiba Tasneem Anam are students of United International University (UIU). It is mentioned that, this is the first time a team from Bangladesh has won the world championship in the competition of the International Blockchain Olympiad.

In addition to the championship award in the competition, another team of UIU ‘Team Unchained’ received the Award of Merit for their noteworthy contribution through the use of modern blockchain technology. It is also mentioned that, The “Team Apocalypse” of United International University won the Silver Award (Student Category) in the 4th Blockchain Olympiad Bangladesh 2023 competition held on July 25, 2023 in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

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