World Salsa Championships 2016 – Results

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The 5th edition of the World Salsa Championships (WSC) were held December 9th – 10th in Atlanta, Georgia.   There were five divisions: Salsa On-1, Salsa On-2, Cabaret, Same Gender, and Teams.  The WSC is an international competition that features “invite-only” couples and teams who placed high in various competitions throughout the year.

Judges for the competition were Billy Fajardo (Head Judge), Katie Marlow, Nelson Flores, Jose Maldonado, Omar Perrones, Anya Katsevman, Ahtoy WonPat-Borja, Liz Lira, Eduardo Hernandez, Eric Caty, Kelly Lannan, Tamara Livolsi, Tito Ortos, Abel Pena, and Eli Irizarry.

Below are the final results for the 2016 competition:

On-1
1. Rafael Barros & Carine Morais ( Brazil)
2. Deklan Guzman & Natalia Villanueva (Peru)
3. Javier Campines & Erica Reyna ( Panama/USA)

ON 2
1. Simone Sanfilippo & Serena Maso (Italy)
2. Jorge Luis Martinez & Maria del Rosario San German (Mexico)
3. Yasbek Cervantes & Diana Ramirez (Mexico)

CABARET
1. Ricardo Vega & Karen Forcano (Argentina/Chile)
2. Adrianita Ávila & Jeferson Benjumea (Colombia)
3. Luis Enrique Solano Landazury & Xiomar Rivas (Colombia)

SAME GENDER (female)
1. Adriana Torres & Natalie Rodriguez (Puerto Rico)
2. Valeria Ortiz & Raiza González (Puerto Rico)
3. Nadia Acevedo & Johana Vasquez (USA)

SAME GENDER (male)
1. Andres Leiton & Nicolas Carreno ( Colombia)
2. Jorge Martinez & Jorge Valcarcel (Mexico/Peru)
3. Ricardo Ramos & Tommy Martinez (Mexico)

TEAMS
1. The New York Movement New (USA)
2. Baila Conmigo (USA)
3. Escuela Nacional de Baile (Ecuador)

 

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