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The 1986 AMC

A record number of 362,098 students from 2,560 schools entered.

Results are given below for the 1986 AMC. There was 1 perfect score.

Medals were presented at a function held at Bonython Hall, University of Adelaide, on Fiday 31 October, by the Governor of South Australia, Dame Roma Mitchell.

This is the first of two years in which prodigy Terence Tao won a medal. Here he competed as a 10 year old in the Senior Division. He was later to win a Fields Medal, considered equivalent in mathematics to the Nobel Prize.

[AMc Medallists 1986]

Back row from left: Daniel Calegari, Ross Jones, Geoffrey Bailey, Jonathon Potts, Ben Robinson, Blair Trewin.
Middle row: Wayne Thair, David Wallace, Carl Detmann, Ralph Loader, Joseph Lau, Adrian Chen.
Front row: Brian Weatherson, Andrew Withy, Jeny Abraham, Dale Hawkins, Adam Hedley, Terence Tao.

The medallists were:

AMC Medallists from the Junior, Intermediate & Senior Divisions
HAWKINS Dale Taree High School NSW 8
HEDLEY Adam Melbourne C of E Grammar School - Wadhurst VIC 8
LAU Joseph North Sydney Boys High School NSW 8
MUKHERJEE Suvendu Knox Grammar School NSW 8
WEATHERSON Brian Mazenod College VIC 8
ABRAHAM Jeny Penleigh and Essendon Ladies College VIC 9
BAILEY Geoffrey St Aloysius College NSW 10
CALEGARI Daniel Melbourne C of E Boys Grammar School VIC 9
THAIR Wayne Kelmscott Senior High School WA 10
TREWIN Blair Canberra Grammar School ACT 10
WALLACE David Rongatai College NZ 10
WITHY Andrew Opononi Area School NZ 9
BARDA Mark Sydney Boys High School NSW 12
CHEN Adrian Prince Alfred College SA 12
DETTMANN Carl University High School VIC 12
HOGAN David* James Ruse Agricultural High School NSW 12
JONES Ross Rosny College TAS 12
LOADER Ralph Shirley Boys High School NZ 12
PLAYOUST Catherine Loreto Convent, Kirribilli NSW 12
POTTS Jonathon Brisbane Grammar School QLD 11
ROBINSON Benjamin Narrabundah College ACT 12
TAO Terry Blackwood High School SA 12

* denotes perfect score