Saturday, January 23, 2010
UK Championships - Professional Latin
According to reports from Bournemouth the Semi Final and Final of the Professional Latin were the best seen for the past twenty years with standing ovations after both rounds from an audience of 4,000. Hanging on to the title were Michael Malitowski and Joanna Leunis. Second place from the USA Riccardo Cocchi and Yulia Zagoruychenko. Dancing in the quarter final (top 24) but going no further were Delyan Terziev and Boriana Deltcheva and Denis Podolsky and Yuliya Kushnirenko.Another interesting note from the UK. Valerio Colantoni and Sara Di Vaira (Italy) former Italian Amateur Champions danced in the Professional Rising Star Standard and took first place. Sara is the wife of Mirko Gozzoli and visited Hawai'i with Mirko and Alessia when they did the show for the Hawai'i Star Ball.