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2013 Team Canada: Spencer Zhao, Kyle Richardson and Jacob Burnley celebrating their silver medal win with Brian McClendon, Vice-President of engineering for Google.


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Team Canada takes home silver medal from the 2013 National Geographic World Championship.

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Organized by the National Geographic Society of Washington, D.C., this international geography competition is held every two years. Canada has participated in every international competition since 1995 and has done very well winning Gold in 1997 and 2009, Silver in 1999, 2001, 2011 and 2013 and Bronze in 2005 and 2007.

Canadian team members travel to the site of the World Championship for two days of competition.

Members of Team Canada travelled to St. Petersburg, Russia, the site of the World Championship, for three days of competition in July, 2013.

Team Canada is accompanied by a teacher-member of Canadian Geographic Education.

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