Dance is one of the universal languages we all have and as such, there are a lot of people who are joining international dance competitions. There is no doubt that the Latin category holds some of the most talented and exciting champions as they dance to different routines covering the Jive, Cha Cha, and even Rumba to name a few. Here are four of the world dance pair champions ranked from top to bottom
Number 1 – Ms. Yulia Zagoruychenko and Mr. Riccardo Cocchi
Yulia Zagoruychenko is the current World Latin Dance Champion with partner Riccardo Cocchi. Born in Russia, she found her love for dancing at the tender age of seven where she copied dancers she sees on television. This was a year later compared to Cocchi who started dancing at the age of six. Later on, Zagoruychenko was able to make her mother agree to take her to dance lessons. This paved the way to her numerous awards to date.
Zagoruychenko and Cocchi have been on top of their game for the past few international competitions. They have managed to finish on top of dance meets such as the 2017 United Kingdom Open Dance Championships, and the 2017 ADO Asian Tour- Tokyo Asian Open Championship. They also came out number one at the 2017 Asian Open Professional Latin, 2017 ADO Asian Tour – Taipei and Hong Kong Open Championship. The pair also participated and took home top honors at the 2017 British Open Festival and the 2017 Manhattan Dance Championships
Number 2 – Dorin Frecautanu & Marina Sergeeva
The pair started to dance together taking on the professional dancing scene in 2014. From then on, they started to compete in England in 2014 all the way to the British Open in 2017. The pair took the Third spot at the 2017 United Kingdom Open Dance Championships as well as in the 2017 ADO Asian Tour- Tokyo Asian Open Championship as well as the Taipei Open and Hong Kong leg. They then proceeded to get a second place finish at the 2017 ADO Asian Tour – Korean Open Championships. Finally, Frecautanu and Sergeeva finished on top at the 2017 World Masters Latin before taking the third spot at the 2017 British Open Festival – 25th May – 2 June 2017
Number 3 – Mr. Stefano Di Filippo & Ms. Daria Chesnokova
Di Filippo and Chesnokova ranks third in the world which is very challenging considering they started their stellar careers with different dancing partners. Apart from having a part in “Dancing with the Stars,” the pair has been taking top finishes in various dance competitions. They have taken the second place trophies for the 2017 United Kingdom Open Dance Championships, 2017 ADO Asian Tour- Tokyo Asian Open Championship, and the 2017 ADO Asian Tour – Taipei Open Championship. The pair also took the same spot at the 2017 ADO Asian Tour – Hong Kong Open Championships and at the most recent 2017 British Open Festival – 25th May – 2 June 2017. Di Filippo and Chesnokova managed to get the number one spot at the 2017 ADO Asian Tour – Korean Open Championships.
Number 4 – Mr. Kirill Belorukov & Mrs. Polina Teleshova
The pair is ranked fourth in the world as evidenced with their current top finishes in international competitions. The pair finished sixth at the 2017 United Kingdom Open Dance Championships. They then improved to fifth place at the 2017 ADO Asian Tour- Tokyo Asian Open Championship, 2017 ADO Asian Tour – Taipei Open Championship as well as the 2017 British Open Festival – 25th May – 2 June 2017. The pair took the fourth spot at the 2017 ADO Asian Tour – Hong Kong Open Championships and finished second at the recent 2017 European Open Championship – Professional Latin.