PLO 2016 Invitational round


At the end of the weeklong camp, from 4th to 12th June 2016, the national winners of the Panini Linguistics Olympiad were declared on 12th June 2016, during the closing ceremony.

Names of the medal winners

Medal Name School & City
Gold Shardul A. Chiplunkar Vidya Valley School Pune
Silver Vasundhara Rakesh Delhi Public School, R.K. Puram, Delhi
Silver Mukund Choudhary Krishna Public School Raipur
Silver Aalok Sathe Sir Parashurambhau College, Pune
Bronze Shinjini Ghosh South Point High School Kolkata
Bronze Angikar Ghosal South Point High School Kolkata
Bronze Shashank Rammoorthy Stonehill International School Bangalore
Bronze Shashwat Goel Delhi Public School, R.K. Puram, Delhi
Bronze Saujas Vaduguru National Public School, Indiranagar, Bangalore
Bronze Shagun Goel Delhi Public School, R.K. Puram, Delhi

India sent two teams to the 14th International Linguistics Olympiad held in Mysore from 25th - 29th July 2016. The team members were:
Team 1: Shardul, Vasundhara, Mukund and Aalok
Team 2: Shinjini, Angikar, Shashank and Shashwat

Teams were lead and coached by:
Anshuman Swain
Sesh Sadasivam

Both are ex-participants of the Panini Linguistics Olympiad and actively involved in designing linguistics puzzles.


PLO 2016 Medal Winners: (L-R, back) Saujas Vaduguru, Shagun Goel, Aalok Sathe, Shinjini Ghosh,
(front) Shashwat Goel, Shardul Chiplunkar, Mukund Choudhary, Vasundhara Rakesh



PLO 2016 Organizers and Winners (from L-R): Madhavi K. K. (IIIT Hyderabad), Prof P. J. Narayanan (Director, IIIT Hyderabad), Prachi Desai (a parent), Prof Radhika Mamidi (IIIT Hyderabad), Dr. Monojit Choudhury (Microsoft Research India, General Chair, PLO), Prof Dipti Mishra Sharma (IIIT Hyderabad), [Winners]: Shagun Goel, Shashank Rammoorthy, Shinjini Ghosh, Shardul Chiplunkar, Aalok Sathe, Vasundhara Rakesh, Shashwat Goel.