Dancers from Langley were among the best in the world.

Dancers tops in Germany

A group of 20 Langley tap dancers recently returned home from Germany with some serious bling to brag about.

The local dancers were selected back in May to represent Canada as part of Team Canada Tap at the International Dance Organization’s World Tap Dance Championships in Riesa, Germany from Dec. 1 to 5.

The junior formation team, seen above at the podium, placed third in the world for Swing Set.

The junior’s small group also placed sixth with Cotton Eye Joe, while the adult formation team took seventh with Rockettes, and the adult small group earned 12th place with Billy-a-Dick.

Langley team members are:

• Junior Formation:

Kaprice Goldsmith

Allison Young

Jaden Vukelich

Jaine Hillier

Jamie Alcos

Jordyn Beitel

Kyla Fowler

Madeleine Ducharme

Maya Zalo

Samara Simon

• Junior Small Group:

Jamie Alcos

Jaine Hillier

Madeleine Ducharme

Jaden Vukelich

• Junior Duo:

Jordyn Beitel

Kyla Fowler

• Senior Formation:

Betty Kerekes (lives in Cloverdale, but dances in Langley)

Danika Simon

Elizabeth Coady

Faith Dew

Emma Zadeiks (lives in Cloverdale, but dances in Langley)

Jessy Macdonald

Megan Schumi

Michela Lanfranchi (lives in Cloverdale, but dances in Langley)

Shayleen Dignall (lives in Surrey, but dances in Langley)

Tianna Sinkovits) lives in Cloverdale, but dances in Langley)

• Senior Small Group:

Danika Simon

Elizabeth Coady

Faith Dew

Tianna Sinkovits

Emma Zadeiks

Betty Zadeiks

Michaela Lanfranchi

For more about the dancers, read HERE.

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