Bailando Open Championship 2023 - A First Quarter Recap
4 October 2023 (Kuala Lumpur) | The Kuala Lumpur DanceSport Association (KLDSA) commenced the year 2023 on an exhilarating note with their participation in the Bailando Open Championship. Held on 18th February at Sunway College Johor Bahru, this competition marked the first quarter of the year and was a platform for our talented dancers to showcase their skills and passion.
Grade A Closed Latin and Standard: Triumph and Excellence
In the Grade A Closed Latin and Closed Standard categories, KLDSA athletes delivered exceptional performances, earning top honors. Tan Yee Siang & Bernice Iu Weng Tong left an indelible impression on both judges and the audience, securing the coveted 1st place in Grade A Closed Latin.
Adding to the momentous occasion, Ooi Say Keat & Che Xin Nee showcased their remarkable dancing skills by clinching a well-deserved 2nd place in Grade A Closed Latin. Meanwhile, in Grade A Closed Standard, Loh Yi Wei & Jarellyn Cheong Sze Xin exhibited their finesse and secured the 3rd place. Their unwavering dedication and hard work have truly paid off, marking a significant achievement.
Other Remarkable Achievements:
KLDSA athletes achieved remarkable results across various categories:
Lee Gao Xiang & Zoe Tan Zi Wei exhibited their versatility by achieving 4th place in Grade A Closed Latin, 4th place in Grade A Closed Standard, and 3rd place in Grade A Open Standard.
Ng Ze Yu & Yap Wan Xin displayed their prowess in Youth A Open Latin and Youth A Open Standard, both securing 2nd place.
Anson Phang Jun Keat & Cherry Yeo Xiao Wei showcased their incredible skills by achieving 3rd place in Youth A Open Latin and 2nd place in Youth B Open Latin.
Ooi Ken Vin & Ooi Bo Zuen demonstrated their talent with a 6th place finish in Grade A Closed Latin, 6th place in Grade A Closed Standard, and 4th place in Grade A Open Standard.
Some of the notable achievements from the athletes of Kuala Lumpur DanceSport Association (KLDSA) are:
Wong Zen Bin & Grace Elizabeth Si Mei
1st in Juvenile Grade D Open Latin
1st in Juvenile 2-dance Open
1st in Juvenile Grade D Open Standard
Fong Zi Qian & Wong Xi Munn
3rd in Juvenile Grade D Open Latin
Grace Elizabeth Si Mei
1st in Juvenile II Female Solo - Jive
3rd in Juvenile II Female Solo - Cha Cha
Chew Yun Han
1st in Junior I Female Solo - Cha Cha
3rd in Junior I Female Solo - Rumba
4th in Junior I Female Solo - Jive
Yang Chu Ning
1st in Adult Mixed Solo - Cha Cha
2nd in Adult Mixed Solo - Jive
6th in Adult Mixed Solo - Samba
2nd in Adult Mixed Solo - Waltz
2nd in Adult Mixed Solo - Tango
Chong Le Xuan
2nd in Junior II Female Solo - Cha Cha
5th in Junior II Female Solo - Samba
Lim Le Wei
3rd in Youth Female 6-dance Solo
4th in Youth Female Solo -Jive
Chok Kher Tang
2nd in Juvenile II Solo - Waltz
2nd in Juvenile II Solo - Tango
1st in Juvenile II Solo - Quickstep
4th in Juvenile II Female 2-dance
6th in Juvenile II Solo - Rumba
Chok Kher Wei
6th in Junior I Female Solo - Tango
6th in Junior I Female Solo - Quickstep
The first quarter of 2023 was a remarkable start for KLDSA, marked by triumphs, excellence, and remarkable achievements. As the year progresses, we can only anticipate greater accomplishments from these talented dancers. KLDSA continues to shine as a beacon of dance excellence, leaving an indelible mark in the world of DanceSport.