The german and swiss teams are on their way.
Some contestants and guides on a trip.
Most of the guides.
The german team spending some pleasant hours at the hotel's swimming pool. Why are they all so pale?
Visiting some ruins of a city that used to be extremely rich and powerful in ancient days.
Some of these stones are really big.
A few minutes later, this poor guy had to take photos with approximately 30 cameras.
Aspendos, a beautiful old amphitheatre in surprisingly good condition.
Our guide Omer, responsible for bus 5 during this trip.
We had lunch at this beautiful place.
Closing ceremony: growing tension
Dominik is being awarded a silver medal.
waiting for my silver medal
from left to right: Dr. Gabriele Reich (team leader), Tobias Thierer (silver), Michael Kreil (silver), Dominik Schultes (silver), Michael Siepmann, Dr. Wolfgang Pohl (deputy team leader)
Only five girls participated at the IOI.
Mario Zivic (croatia) and me
The finnish team.
Tom Verhoeff (IOI secretariat), Dr. Gabriele Reich and Dr. Wolfgang Pohl
Dominik Schultes in our room.
A small tornado showed up on the last day.
This inhospitable place was hosting the IOI 1999.
The USA team (team leader Rob is wearing one of the famous USACO t-shirts).
View over the pool and the beach from the top floor of the hotel.
Michael K. shows us his private suite.
Monster Splashing: Kim Shrijvers tries to wet german tourists.
Another participant follows Kim's example
Back at Frankfurt airport: we are all tired and do already miss our new friends!
All labour and pain was worthwhile: a silver medal.