Belarusian programmer wins Google competition for third time

Henadz Karatkevich from Homiel has won the first place in the Google Code Jam sports programming competition. The final tour was held on August 5th in New York. Henadz scored 170 points out of 200 possible.

Thus, he became the first programmer in the history of the competition who won three times. He also won this competition in 2014 and 2015.

Google Code Jam winner automatically gets to the finals of the next tournament, as well as an opportunity of employment in the company and 15 thousand dollars in prize money. This year the first place was contended by 27,170 programmers from around the world.

Bloomberg called the Belarusian a superstar in sports programming.

Henadz was born in Homiel in the family of programmers. According to his parents, he first used computer at the age of five. During this time, Henadz won numerous prestigious international competitions.