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Wellington twinkletoes claims nine golds

Mon 14 Mar 2011 In: Out Games News View at NDHA

Clinton Brooks and Geoffrey Melvin in action New Zealander Clinton Brooks danced his way to an incredible nine gold medals at the Dancesport competition at the AsiaPacific Outgames. The Wellingtonian shared gold with partner Geoffrey Melvin in seven of the events - the Open Slow Foxtrot, Open Quickstep, A Grade Ballroom, Open Carousel, Open Tracie Leigh, Open La Bamba and A Grade New Vogue. Brooks switched to female partner Maree McKenzie to take first place in the “Straight” Quickstep and “Straight” Samba. He also has four silvers to adorn his mantelpiece after a long night of competition at the Wellington Town Hall. Australian pair Nicolas Emmanuel-Emile and Oshan De Silva won gold in the Open Rumba, A Grade Latin, Open Paso Doble and Open Samba. Daily News staff - 14th March 2011

Credit: Daily News staff

First published: Monday, 14th March 2011 - 5:45pm

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