Alexandra Dvoytsova, a soloist with Sona Hovsepyan Dance Company, won the silver medal at the world tap dance championships in Riesa, Germany. She scored just one point below the gold medal winner, a dancer from the U.S.
Other dancers with the Company, Anna Medvedeva and Nadezhda Milovanova, took fourth place among juniors in the Duos category. In addition, Daria Novikova, Ekaterina Chushnyakova, and Anna Medvedeva placed fourth among juniors in the Trios category.
Sona Hovsepyan Dance Company is one of the creative studios that operate under the Higher School of Economics. It takes part annually in world championships as a member of Russia’s tap dancing team.