In the recently concluded German Open Championship (GOC) 2018, Cao Yuan and Wang Ximeng, contestants from the Wuhan Dance Sport Art School, surprised everyone by coming in second at the GOC Adult Rising Star Standard final.

The German Open Championship is the highest level of dance sport competition in the world. Contestants from around the world compete in this annual event. After years of hard work, contestants from China did well this year: Shen Hong and Liang Yujie placed within the top six in the WDSF PD Open, and Cao Yuan and Wang Ximeng were runners-up in the GOC Adult Rising Star Standard. The Wuhan team boasted the best performance for Chinese contestants in GOC this year and the best international performance for the school to date. (By Zeng Lingxing)