Junior Balkan Mathematical Olympiad

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The Junior Balkan Mathematical Olympiad (JBMO) is an annual contest for students under the age of 15.5 from one of the member countries (Balkan area). In recent years the hosts have also invited some non-member guest countries.

Region: Balkan Area
Type: Proof
Difficulty: 4 - 6
Difficulty Breakdown:

Problem 1: 4
Problem 2/3: 5
Problem 4: 6

Member countries


Bosnia & Herzegovina



Main article: Junior high-school (Gymnasium) Maths Competitions in Cyprus.

In Cyprus Four provincial competitions and a National (Pancyprian) competition are held every year. During this procedure 30 students are selected and Four Team Selection Tests are held to determine who will be the the six member of national team for JBMO


  • Θαλής (Thalis) - first round
  • Ευκλείδης (Efklidis) - second round
  • Αρχιμήδης (Archimidis) - third round

Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

Republic of Moldova


Serbia & Montenegro


Past JBMOs

  • The 1st JBMO was held in Belgrade, Yugoslavia in 1997.
  • The 2nd JBMO was held in Athens, Greece in 1998.
  • The 3rd JBMO was held in Plovdiv, Bulgaria in 1999.
  • The 4th JBMO was held in Ohrid, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) in 2000.
  • The 5th JBMO was held in Nicosia, Cyprus in 2001.
  • The 6th JBMO was held in Târgu-Mureş, Romania in 2002.
  • The 7th JBMO was held in İzmir, Turkey in 2003.
  • The 8th JBMO was held in Novi Sad, Yugoslavia in 2004.
  • The 9th JBMO was held in Veria, Greece on 20-26 June , 2005. [1]
  • The 10th JBMO was held in Chişinău, Moldova on 25-30 June, 2006. [2]
  • The 11th JBMO was held in Shumen, Bulgaria on 25-30 June, 2007.
  • The 12th JBMO was held in Vlorë, Albania on 23-28 June, 2008.
  • The 13th JBMO was held in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina on 25-30 June, 2009.
  • The 14th JBMO was held in Olanesti, Vâlcea County, Romania on 18–22 June 2010.
  • The 15th JBMO was held in Larnaca, Cyprus on 19–24 June 2011.
  • The 16th JBMO was held in Veria, Greece on 25–29 June 2012.
  • The 17th JBMO was held in Antalya, Turkey on 21–26 June 2013.
  • The 18th JBMO was held in Ohrid, FYROM on 21–26 June 2014.
  • The 19th JBMO was held in Belgrade, Serbia on 24–29 June 2015.
  • The 20th JBMO was held in Slatina, Romania on 24–29 June 2016.
  • The 21st JBMO was held in Varna, Bulgaria on 14-29 June 2017.
  • The 22nd JBMO was held in Rhodes, Hellas on 19-24 June 2018.

See also