2011 DanceSport Champions

Following the Canadian Closed DanceSport Championships in Toronto last month, and the BC Closed Championships in Nanaimo two weeks ago, DanceSport BC is proud to recognize our dancers and their accomplishments.

The 2011 Canadian Closed Championships

Fourteen couples from British Columbia flew to Ontario to participate in ten Championship events on Friday and Saturday. Particular congratulations are due to George Lindholm and Deborah Wong, Canada’s 2011 Senior II Standard Champions. George and Debbie bested a field of 23 couples over four rounds of competition to win the title. As Canadian Champions, they have been invited to be Canada’s official representatives to the Senior II Standard World Championships in Spain.

BC had a strong showing in all divisions and age categories; our results are summarized below.

Junior Standard (out of 7 couples)
James Chen & Jessica Jiang 6th place
Junior Latin (out of 10 couples)
James Chen & Jessica Jiang semi-final
Youth Standard (out of 14 couples)
Adam Li & Ksenia Michtchenko 3rd place
Paul Dinh & Alisa Popok quarter-final
Colby Wong & Scarlett Liaifer quarter-final
Youth Latin (out of 17 couples)
Adam Li & Ksenia Michtchenko 4th place
Paul Dinh & Alisa Popok quarter-final
Colby Wong & Scarlett Liaifer quarter-final
Adult Standard (out of 23 couples)
Zillion Wong & Sarah Liang 5th place
Adam Li & Ksenia Michtchenko semi-final
Anthony Chong & Gloria Chien quarter-final
Jackie Tang & Kana Nakamura quarter-final
Daniel Au & Kathryn Ng first round
Adult Latin (out of 31 couples)
Vlad Bohdanov & Maryana Dudchenko 6th place
Adam Li & Ksenia Michtchenko quarter-final
Senior I Standard (out of 24 couples)
Anthony Chong & Gloria Chien 3rd place
David Huang & Soo-Mi Choe semi-final
George Pytlik & Wendy Pytlik quarter-final
Don Adair & Marian Adair quarter-final
Senior I Latin (out of 17 couples)
George Pytlik & Wendy Pytlik semi-final
Senior II Standard (out of 23 couples)
George Lindholm & Deborah Wong 1st place
Mark Jun Ma & Dior Huang 2nd place
George Pytlik & Wendy Pytlik semi-final
Don Adair & Marian Adair quarter-final
Senior II Latin (out of 8 couples)
George Pytlik & Wendy Pytlik 4th place

The 2011 BC Closed Championships

Congratulations also to all our participants in the 2011 Island Fantasy Ball last weeked in Nanaimo. The Island Fantasy Ball hosted the BC Closed Championships. The 2011 Adult Standard DanceSport Champions are Zillion Wong and Sarah Liang, and the Adult Latin DanceSport Champions are Vlad Bohdanov and Maryana Dudchenko.

The 2011 Senior Standard DanceSport Champions are Anthony Chong and Gloria Chien, and the Senior Latin DanceSport Champions are George and Wendy Pytlik.

Congratulations to our Champions!