Sean Micha Aranar and Ana Leonila Nualla led all the qualified dance athletes for the 30th Southeast Asian Games late this year after topping their respective disciplines in the 2019 DanceSports Council of the Philippines Inc.’s (DSCPI) 1st quarter ranking and selection recently at the Valle Verde Country Club, Pasig City.
Aranar and Leonila, the champion in the standard discipline event, will join first runner-up Mark Jayson Gayon and Mary Joy Renigen as the other qualified pair for the SEA Games in the standard discipline event.
For the Latin discipline event SEA Games qualifiers, Michael Angelo Marquez and Stephanie Sabalo topped the category while Wilbert Aunzo and Pearl Marie Cañeda settled for first runner-up but qualified too.
The DanceSports competition will be held in Clark, Pampanga.
DSCPI President Becky Garcia also announced that Yer Lord Ilyum Gabriel will be representing the country as well in the Bboy Breaking event and Alyanna Talam was chosen for the BGirl Breaking competition.
The event was sponsored by thePhilippine Sports Commission, Philippine Olympic Committee, Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation, Flawless, GNK Ballroom, Dance Results Philippines, Like-FM 105.9, Studio AK, Muebles Italiano, The Greenery Bulacan and Caruso Ristorante Italiano.
The next DanceSport event is the 2019 DSCPI Midyear Ranking and Competition on July 20, 2019. For inquiries, you may reach the DSCPI Secretariat at 637-2314.
Photo caption: Modern standard event champion and SEA Games qualified athletes Sean Mischa Aranar and Ana Leonila Nualla, first runner-up Mark Jayson Gayon and Mary Joy Renigen, reserve Tristan John Ducay and Aileen Patrice de Lara with Director of Convention Sales of Shangri-La The Fort Matthias Emperhoff, DSCPI Director Girme Gutierrez and DSCPI President Becky Garcia.