Diego Benavidez Hernandez and Natasha Agudelo Arboleda were the first Colombians to win the category at the tango competition, which this year drew about 400 couples from around the globe.
A jury of seven experts picked them over John Erban and Clarissa Sanchez from Venezuela after a danceoff between the two pairs. The couple finished the final round tied for first among 40 couples.
“It’s a dream. You think it is impossible to achieve, but this is proof that it can,” Arboleda said after receiving the first prize of $7,500.
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