Congratulations to all the BDSC Competitors at the 2013 Manhattan DanceSport Championships


The Manhattan DanceSport Championships  is an annual competition held on the 4th of July weekend at the Brooklyn Bridge Marriot in Brooklyn, NY and is organized by Gary and Diana McDonald. The competition features events for Amateur (from Pre-teen to Adult), Professional, and Pro-Am competitors and has continuously grown in popularity in the past decade! This year’s competition featured World Champions and Blackpool Dance Festival Champions; some of best competitors the competition has ever hosted!

Marat Gimaev and Alina Basyuk
Professional Standard Championships: 2nd

Denys Drozdyuk and Antonina Skobina
Amateur Latin Championships: 4th

Pasha Stepanchuk and Anastasiya Danilova
Amateur Latin Championships: 8th

Dmitry Nikishkin and Olena Shvets
Professional Latin Rising-Star Championships: 3rd
Professional Latin Championships: 11th

Stanislav Savich and Annie He Xiao
Professional Latin Championships: 12th

Patryk Ploszaj and Anna Kaczmarski
Under-21 Standard Championships: 3rd
Youth Standard Championships: 1st

Levy Agaronnik and Simona Vigodner
Youth Pre-Champ Latin: 4th
Junior 2 Latin Championships: 9th

Benjamin Swiatkowski and Anna Bartnicki
Junior II Pre-Champ Ballroom: 1st
Junior II Pre-Champ Latin: 7th

Daniel Pechalov and Kristina Pidvirny
Junior II Novice Latin: 4th
Junior II Open Gold Cha-Cha/Samba/Jive: 1st
Junior II Open Gold Rumba: 2nd

Mark Stein and Bridget Frenkel
Junior I Gold Cha-Cha/Samba/Rumba: 1st
Junior I Gold Jive: 5th
Junior II Gold Rumba/Jive: 1st
Junior II Gold Cha-Cha/Samba: 2nd

Daniel Ostrom and Ekaterina Kuleshova
Youth Pre-Champ Latin: 3rd
Junior II Standard Championships: 5th

Haley Yegorov and Elizabeth Tsidulko
Junior I Gold Cha-Cha: 5th
Junior I Open Gold Latin: 4th
Junior II Gold Cha-Cha/Samba: 1st
Junior II Gold Rumba: 2nd
Junior II Gold Jive: 3rd

Haley Yegorov and Shelli Gorokhovsky
Junior I Gold Standard: 1st
Junior I Silver Standard: 1st

Leor Ratner and Jessica Ratner
Junior I Open Novice Latin: 5th
Junior I Open Gold Cha-Cha: 1st
Junior I Open Gold Samba/Rumba/Jive: 2nd

Timofey Rybovlev and Sasha Davydova
Junior II Open Novice Latin: 3rd

James Raykis and Sarrah Livson
Junior I Open Gold Samba/Rumba/Jive: 5th
Junior I Open Gold Cha-Cha: 6th
Junior I Gold Samba: 7th

Jonathan Zaika and Hanna Sverdlov
Junior II Latin Championships: 4th
Youth Latin Championships: 7th

Andrey Solovyev and Rebecca Korol
Pre-Teen I Pre-Bronze Latin: 3rd
Pre-Teen I Pre-Bronze Tango: 2nd
Pre-Teen I Pre-Bronze Waltz/Quickstep: 1st

Eric Frenkel and Bridget Frenkel
Singles P1 International Bronze Latin: 2nd

Christine Florio and Pasha Stepanchuk
Amateur International Gold Latin: 1st

Emily Chervinsky and Pasha Stepanchuk
Singles P1 International Bronze Latin: 1st

Emily Eppel and Pasha Stepanchuk
Singles P1 Gold Latin: 1st