Semion Ovsiannikov & Maria Elizarova
1st Russian couple to make The Open Final 2016, 2017
2nd Place The Open 2018
Semion has been dancing ever since he was eight. He started with ballroom dancing first, then got into social dancing, and finally into West Coast Swing. He became Advanced very soon too and now he is one of only 3 Russian All Stars leaders.
He is known as a very thoughtful teacher, very courteous leader, and a charming person.
Maria began dancing in 2007. Couple dancing attracted her in 2008 and she started learning hustle, discofox and salsa, also working on her solo choreography skills. Since 2012 she has been actively developing as a WCS dancer. Her devotion let her advance pretty fast and become one of the best WCS followers in Russia.In 2018, this amazing couple placed 2nd place at the US Open Classic Division
Semion and Maria were the first Russians to ever get to US Open Classic finals and currently are one of the top WCS couples in Russia