Congratulations to Marat Gimaev and Alina Basyuk and Andrei Kazlouski and Asta Sigvaldadottir for their wonderful results at the 2012 WDC Ballroom World Championships in Paris, France!

Marat and Alina followed their 8th place showing at the World Championships a few weeks back, with a 3rd place at the Disney Cup Professional Ballroom Championships with amazing dancing and results that put them ahead of highly ranked couples:

1Andrea Ghigiarelli & Sara Andracchio (England)44F
2Yang Chao & Tan Yi Ling (China)40F
3Marat Gimaev & Alina Basyuk (U.S.A.)24F
4Warren & Kristi Boyce (England)39F
5Andrea & Iveta Pauryte Faraci (U.S.A.)13F
6Eldor Dazhafarov & Anna Sazhina (Azerbaijan)42F

Andrei and Asta also enjoyed their fair share of success on the evening, by placing 4th at the Disney Cup Professional Latin Championships and only placing behind world finalists on the evening:

1Sergey Surkov & Melia (Russia)52F
2Maurizio Vescovo & Andra Vaidilaite (Canada)65F
3Andrej Skufca & Melinda (Slovenia)16F
4Andrei Kazlouski & Asta Sigvaldadottir (USA)64F
5Alessandro Camerotto & Nancy Berti (Italy)13F
6Przemek Lowicki & Martina Markova (Poland)45F