Romania has obtained a silver medal, through pair Mihai Paraschiv – Diandra Illes, in the Ten Dance Youth and Adults World Championships that took place on Friday in Riga, Latvia, according to a press release remitted by the Romanian Dancesport Federation.
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Romania was represented in the youth section by pair Mihai Paraschiv — Diandra Illes, part of the Authentic Dance Sport 2007 Bacau club, their coach being Valentin Illes. First place was taken by Russian pair Sergey Rojkov — Veronika Dicika while the bronze medal was taken by Polish dancers Mateusz Brzozowski — Justyna Mozdzonek.
In the Adults category, Romania was represented by brothers Bogdan and Maria Talpiga, part of the Phoenix club in Bucharest, where they are coached by Gheorghe Raduca. The Talpiga brothers have taken 19th place in the Latvian capital.
The competition saw the participation of the national champions of each country, the event hosting 30 pairs from 30 countries in the youth section and 33 pairs from 33 countries in the adults section, the Romanian Dancesport Federation informs.
Due to the performance level increase in the past 10 years, the Romanian Dancesport Federation is situated fourth in the world from a results standpoint. AGERPRES