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Award-winning Saudi student talks about journey to competition success

JEDDAH: Award-winning Saudi student Rama Al-Adal, who has won medals at the Physics Olympiad, says her competitive success will continue her passion and do great things for the kingdom. He says it motivates him to succeed.

He won a gold medal at the Gulf Physics Olympiad, a bronze medal at the International Physics Olympiad, and a bronze medal at the Nordic/Baltic Physics Olympiad.

Al-Ahdal told the Saudi Press Agency about the beginning of her journey in the Physics Olympiad through several Mawhoob competitions she has participated in.

Her participation in 2018 got her named to participate in the training forums, which ultimately paved the way for her victory.

“I started attending foundation courses in Jeddah, got my qualifications and passed the required exams. , many students from the kingdom qualified to form the Saudi team for the Physics Olympiad.

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Her participation in 2018 got her named to participate in the training forums, which ultimately paved the way for her victory.

“At the beginning of 2019, we underwent eight hours of intensive training both remotely and at the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology to prepare for our international competition. We learned scientific experiments such as how to calculate the strength of the Earth’s magnetic field, how to heat two pieces of metal to generate electricity, and how to use a laser to measure the thickness of candy wrappers.

“After that, the top five students were nominated to represent the Kingdom. Thankfully, we won a gold medal at the Gulf Physics Olympiad, a bronze medal at the Nordic-Baltic Physics Olympiad, and a bronze medal at the International Physics Olympiad.”

Joining and training with the Saudi physics team helped her discover that physics is a beautiful subject. “I learned a lot from that and the Olympic experience,” she said.

Her participation improved my skills and developed my thinking by getting to know competitors from different countries.

“The training continued during my school days, so I also developed time management skills. “It encouraged me to try new things,” she said.

Setting specific goals and working hard to achieve them was the most important thing that motivated her to challenge and try new things.

Her father, Abdul Rahman al-Adal, said his daughter’s journey was full of scientific challenges.

“She has always been a gifted child, a bright student, and a promising future. God gave her a group of experienced trainers and supervisors. It is important to strive to achieve.

“King Abdul Aziz and his fellow Foundation for Talent and Creativity, and all responsible for helping the Kingdom’s sons and daughters participate in forums of creativity, innovation, science Olympiads, and other scientific activities. I thank the people of

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