Ten-Time World Latin Dance Champions

Riccardo Cocchi & Yulia Zagoruychenko

Riccardo Cocchi and Yulia Zagoruychenko began dancing together in the fall of 2007, taking the ballroom world by storm and captivating audiences with their unique Latin style. They ascended to the finals of every major world championship as they together took their first step onto the dance floor.


Riccardo and Yulia won their ninth world title at Blackpool United Kingdom at the famous Winter Garden Pavilion on November 18, 2018.

They won their final world championship and 10th world title in Miami, USA on October 26th, 2019.

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Riccardo Cocchi

The son of famed Italian ballroom coaches, Riccardo always knew that dance was his future and one day he would become the world champion. Riccardo was born in Terni, Italy.


Yulia was born in Belgorod City, Russia and first started dancing at the age of four. She then began ballroom dancing at age seven, and began teaching at the early age of 11.

World Titles

2010-2019    World Professional Latin Champions

2009    World Professional Showdance Champions

2008-2016, 2019    U.S. National Professional Latin Champions

2012, 2015-2019    Winners of the International Championships England

2008-2014    U.S. Open Champions

2016-2019    Blackpool Dance Festival Champions, England

2016-2017    Blackpool Dance Festival Champions, China

2016-2019    UK Championship Champions, England

2008-2011, 2013-2018    WDC Fred Astaire Cup Competition (Disneyland, Paris)

2008-2018    Dutch Open Champions, Assen Netherlands

2010-2018    Asian Open Champions (Tokyo, Japan)

2013, 2016    Asian Open Champions (Korea and China)

2010-2014, 2016-2018    Asian Open Champions (Taiwan)

2010-2012    Asian Open Champions (Indonesia)

2010-2014, 2015-2017    Asian Open Champions (Macao)

2010-2012    Philippine Star Ball Champions

2009, 2012, 2013    German Open Champions

2012, 2016    Asian Pacific Champions.  

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