Report | The 10th Hong Kong Dancesport Festival 2017!


Hong Kong | Team KLDSA has done well once again with many achievements in a single international championship. The team competed in the 10th Hong Kong Dancesport Festival 2017 that was held in the Queen Elizabeth Stadium for 3 consecutive days. There were a total of 26 athletes including coaches Chua Zjen Fong and Evon Chong. The team won a total of 31 Golds, 14 Silvers and 13 Bronzes which was the most Gold medal won by the team in any Hong Kong competitions they had competed by far.

Ng Jia Yi competed in the Adult Solo catergory in which she had taken part in three of the events. Those events are the 3 dance (Cha-cha, Rumba, Jive), 1 dance (Cha-cha) and 1 dance (Rumba). Jia Yi won 2 Golds in both the 1 dance events and a Silver in the 3 dance event.

Tan Yee Siang also joined the same category as Jia Yi which would be the Adult Solo category. Yee Siang joined the 3 dance (Cha-cha, Rumba, Jive) and the 2 dance (Samba, Paso Doble). Yee Siang placed first in both of the events.

Last of the Adult Solo category winners is Emily Cheng Zi Ern. She took part in the 3 dance (Cha-cha, Rumba, Jive), 2 dance (Samba, Paso Doble) and all three of ther 1 dance events which are Cha-cha, Rumba and Jive. Emily Cheng won a Gold from the 1 dance (Jive) event, 2 Silvers from the the 2 dance and 1 dance (Cha-cha) events. and a bronze from the 3 dance event.

Next we have the Junior I Solo category. Phen Jil Thung joined the 1 dance event in Jive (group B), 3 dance event (group A) and the 1 dance events for Cha-cha, Rumba and Jive. Jil won a Gold for the 1 dance Jive (group B), 2 Silvers in the 1 dance events for Cha-cha and Jive, and 2 Bronzes in the 3 dance event (group A) the 1 dance Rumba event.

Chloe Iu Weng Jie also was in the Junior I category and took part in a total of 8 events from this category. Those events are the 3 dance event (group A), the 1 dance events consisting of Cha-cha, Rumba and Jive, another 3 dance event, a 1 dance event for jive (group A), the 2 dance event and a 1 dance event for Cha-cha (group B). Chloe Iu had won Gold in all 8 events.

Emily Ng Li Shyuan competed in the Junior II category and took part in 2 events which were the 3 dance and 2 dance event. Emily Ng placed first in both events.

Emily Ng and Yee Siang who partnered together took part in the Adult category in the All Ladies event. The couple joined the 1 dance event for Cha-cha, the 2 dance event and the 3 dance event. They won Gold for all three events.

Wong Jia Yee and her partner Chong Wei Tian competed in the Junior All Girls category and competed in 2 events which were rhe 3 dance and the 2 dance events. The couple won Gold in both events.