India ranked number one at International Memoriad Games

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Indian contingent at the recent International Memoriad Games held in Las Vegas emerged as ‘top country’ with impressive claim of 15 medals, comprising 3 gold. For the global memory games competition, which revolves around mental sport events like calculations, memorisations, speed-reading and others, India Memoriad Federation selected 300 participants from all over the country. The participants were in diverse age groups as the youngest being a 5-year-old and the oldest 42. Jainum Shah, a 14-year-old competitor at the event, bagged ‘gold medal’ for calendar dates calculations. Another participant from the team India, Maitri Maniar, won ‘silver medal’ for 8×8 digit multiplication. The contingent broke two world records—for 8-digit square roots and calculating calendar dates.
Scott Flansburg, who is dubbed as ‘Human Calculator’ called the team India ‘best’ as always.