Most tango aficionados already know the results from the US Tango Championship 2016, and who will be going to Buenos Aires to compete. But just in case, here’s the news from the official site:
None of our L.A. peeps made the cut for 1st place, but L.A.’s own Derek Tang & Rachell Lin did place 3rd in Tango de Pista.
CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL THE FINALISTS & TO THE CHAMPIONS 2016!
It was an incredible magnificent event thanks to your hard work and enthusiasm!
TANGO DE PISTA (official category):
USA OFFICIAL TANGO DE PISTA CHAMPIONS: Adam Cornett & Tillia Kimm (Boston, MA)
Tango de Pista Campeones
2nd place – Diego Gorostiaga & Kelly Lettieri (New York, NY),
3rd place – Derek Tang & Rachell Lin (Los Angeles, CA)
STAGE TANGO (official category):
USA OFFICIAL STAGE TANGO CHAMPIONS: Daniel Moreno & Amanda Accica (Detroit, MI)
Stage Tango Champions
2nd place – Martin Cardoso & Noelia Guerrero (Fort Myers, Florida)
3rd place – Roberto Pena & Jacklyn Shapiro (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
SALON TANGO SENIORS (unofficial category)
USA SENIOR CHAMPIONS:John Demenkoff & Diana Bradshaw (Scottsdale, AZ)
Tango Senior Champions
2. Glen Sickorez & France Potvin (Boston, MA)
3. Varouj Nersesian & Silvia Meyer (Boston, MA)
And for fun, here a couple of videos of Ivan Romero and Silvana Nunez performing the two are previous world champions.