International competitors arrive at St Leo’s college for the 2013 IOI.
All 315 contestants must check in upon arrival and are given a bag and ID badge for the week.
Gabriele Farina – Contestant from Italy.
“Its really exciting to be here with people from all around the world.”
Volunteers waiting to meet contestants.
Krassimir Manev – International Committee Member.
He was at the very first IOI in 1989.
Mekhrubon Turaev – IOI Contestant from Tajikistan.
“This is our national hat in Tajikistan. I think its beautiful, and I am going to wear it during the competition.”
Lukas Köbis – Contestant from Germany
Lukas says he is excited to be experiencing Australia for the first time.