A Mongolian teenager Bumchin Tegshjargal, 17, is now called along with his Russian partner Michelle Klets “the reigning young champions of US Latin ballroom dancing”.They have won countless nationwide dance championships together in the USA, where they live.
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The couple has been dancing together since September 2014, and became champions of the U-21 category of the Youth National Championships in Latin American Ballroom Dancing in 2016.
They have been travelling from competition to competition across the Europe and other countries ever since. Their next goal is to become world champions.
A multi-platform media company ‘Fusion’ described them in a video documentary that they have been breaking interracial barriers and stereotypes.