Gennady Korotkevich

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Gennady Korotkevich
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Native name Генадзь Караткевіч[1]
Born (1994-09-25) 25 September 1994 (age 20)
Gomel, Belarus
Nationality Belarusian
Other names tourist, gena
Citizenship Belarus
Education ITMO University
Known for Programming Prodigy - Highly ranked sport programmer since a very young age
Awards IOI Medals

Gennady Korotkevich (born 25 September 1994), sometimes transliterated Henadzi Karatkevich,[2] is a Belarusian sport programmer who has won multiple major international competitions. His accomplishments include gold 6 consecutive times from 2007 to 2012, silver before that in 2006 in the IOI[3] and the world championship (2013) in the ACM ICPC[4] World Finals as part of the team from Saint Petersburg State University of Information Technologies, Mechanics and Optics[5] as well as numerous national and international contests. He is currently the highest rated at Codeforces[6] and the highest rated Algorithm competitor at TopCoder[7] as of July 24th, 2014.

Early life[edit]

His parents are programmers who inspired him to study programming at a very early age. He made his mark on the rest of the world when he first qualified for the IOI at the age of 11, which itself is a world record by a big margin.

One of his famous quotes from IOI 2009, was "I am no genius. I am simply good at it."[8] In the IOI, he has won 6 gold medals as of the 2012 competition, with the top score overall in every contest from 2009 to 2011. He's topped all Belarusian teams in the Western Quarterfinal for NEERC 2009.

Career achievements[edit]

  • Topcoder Open 2014 Winner
  • Google Code Jam 2014 Winner [9]
  • Yandex.Algorithm 2014 winner[10][11]
  • Kotlin Challenge winner. [12]
  • Facebook Hacker Cup 2014 winner.
  • World Champion at ACM-ICPC World Finals[13] 2013 .
  • In 2010 and 2013 he won Yandex.Algorithm.[14]
  • In 2011 and 2013 his team won the Internet Problem Solving Contest.
  • In the International Olympiad in Informatics he won absolute first place in 2009, 2010 and 2011; a gold medal in 2007 (20th), 2008 (7th) and 2012 (2nd); a silver medal in 2006 (26th). Currently he holds records for quantity of gold medals (six) and absolute first places (three).
  • He won the Cormen Medal in 2010, 2011 and 2012 in Codeforces for being the best Codeforces participant.[15][16][17]
  • He won the Google Code Jam 2012 Round 1B, achieving a perfect score in just 54 minutes, 41 seconds from the start of the contest.[18]

Online Coding Profiles[edit]

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