Congratulations to all the Brooklyn DanceSport Club couples who competed at the 2012 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, Blackpool Dance Festival Finalists.  Some of best competitors the competition has ever hosted!

Marat Gimaev and Alina Basyuk
Professional Standard Championship: 2nd

Andrei Kazlouski and Asta Sigvaldadottir
Professional Latin Championship: 3rd

Denys Drozdyuk and Antonina Skobina
Amateur Latin Championship: 4th

Pasha Stepanchuk and Anastasiya Danilova
Amateur Latin Championship: 6th

Stanislav Savich and Annie He Xiao
Rising-Star Professional Latin Championship: 1st
Professional Latin Championship: 13th

Dmitry Nikishkin and Olena Shvets
Amateur Latin Championship: 13th

Roma Lerner and Vera Iakovleva
Professional Rising-Star Latin Championship: 6th
Professional Latin Championship: 17th

Patryk Ploszaj and Anna Kaczmarski
Youth Championship Latin: 2nd
Youth Championship Standard: 2nd

Haley Yegorov and Milana Kogan
Junior I Silver Cha-Cha: 2nd
Junior I Gold Cha-Cha/Jive: 4th
Junior I Gold Samba: 5th

Timofey Rybolovlev and Daniella Pevzner
Junior II Novice Latin: 4th

Levy Agaronnik and Danielle Malpa
Junior I Novice Latin: 1st
Junior I Pre-Champ Latin: 2nd
Junior I Gold Standard: 2nd

Mark Stein and Bridget Frenkel
Junior I Silver Rumba/Jive: 6th
Junior I Silver Cha-Cha: 5th
Junior I Gold Rumba: 3rd

Daniel Ostrom and Ekaterina Kuleshova
Junior II Novice Latin: 1st
Junior II Pre-Championship Latin: 2nd
Junior II Novice Standard: 1st
Junior II Pre-Championship Standard: 3rd

Daniel Pechalov and Kristina Pidvirny
Junior I Silver Jive: 3rd
Junior I Silver Samba: 5th
Junior I Silver Rumba: 4th
Junior I Gold Rumba: 6th
Junior I Gold Jive: 5th

Mark Irgang and Sasha Pevtsov
Junior II Novice Latin: 3rd
Junior II Silver Ballroom: 1st

Michael Grandel and Adelina Ishkayeva
Junior I Pre-Champ Latin: 1st
Junior I Championship Latin: 1st

Jonathan Zaika and Hanna Sverdlov
Junior II Championship Latin: 3rd

Ryan Raffloer and Shelby Joy Cole
Youth Championship Latin: 7th

Ariel Milshteyn and Elizabeth Zeldin
Junior II Championship Latin: 6th