Street dancers from St Albans, Harpenden and Wheathampstead compete in international championship

PUBLISHED: 19:00 10 July 2018

The SW Dance Team GB. Picture: Tracy McPhillips

The SW Dance Team GB. Picture: Tracy McPhillips

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A street dance group based in St Albans and Harpenden represented Britain at an international championship.

Three young dancers from SW Dance were selected for Team GB at the International Dance Organisation European Hip Hop Championships - Ebony Wallington, 12, from St Albans, Sophie Beresford, 12, from Harpenden, and Morgan Whiting, 15, from Wheathampstead.

Ebony was the youngest junior girl soloist for Team GB, while Morgan was selected to represent with his freestyle in the hip hop and electric boogie solo categories.

The competition was held in Bremehaven, Germany between Thursday, June 28 and Sunday, June 1. Ebony placed 45th out of 107, Sophie and Ebony placed 73rd out of 85 in the junior hip hop duos and Morgan placed 52nd out of 67 in the junior electric boogie solos.

Dance principal Suzie Wallington said: “All danced incredibly well and we are proud of their achievements.“

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