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    Dance team

    On April 18, the UCSD dancesport team attended the Cardinal Classic annual dance competition at Stanford University. Nine members of the team competed, all of whom placed in at least one event. In the American Smooth category, couple Naftali Burakovsky and Paula Anzenberg placed sixth in the silver-level tango and sixth in the silver-level multidance event for waltz and foxtrot. Couple Akshata Rohra and Simon Huang placed third in the Newcomer Viennese waltz, third in the Newcomer Tango, sixth in the bronze-level Viennese waltz and fourth in the bronze-level tango. Couple Andy Helson and Laurel Wilkinson placed fifth in the Bronze level multidance event for waltz and foxtrot, as well as fifth in the bronze-level Viennese waltz.

    In the American Rhythm category, Rohra and Huang placed second in the Newcomer bolero. Couple Kaya Ishijima and Simon Huang placed fifth in the bronze-level multidance event for cha and rumba, fifth in the bronze-level swing, fifth place in the bronze-level bolero and third in the bronze-level Mambo.

    In the International Latin category, Burakovsky and Katrina Kennedy placed fourth in the bronze-level paso doble, with couple Andy Helson and Laurel Wilkinson coming in third place and Rohra and Huang winning second place. Rohra and Huang also placed third in the bronze-level samba and third in the bronze-level multidance event for cha and rumba. Couple David Fan and Kaya Ishijima placed first in the gold-level multidance event for cha, rumba, samba and jive, an incredible accomplishment. They also placed fifth in the gold-level paso doble and even earned second in the silver-level multidance for cha, rumba and samba and fourth in the silver-level paso doble.

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