It takes two: At Tango World Championship in Buenos Aires, spotlight on glamour, rhythm [Photos]

At the Tango World Championship 2019 held in Buenos Aires, the Argentinian couple Fernando Andres Rodriguez and Estefania Belen Gomez, representing Rio Negro were crowned first runner-up in the Stage style final on 21 August.

Reuters August 23, 2019 17:21:14 IST
At the Tango World Championship 2019 held in Buenos Aires, the Argentinian couple Fernando Andres Rodriguez and Estefania Belen Gomez, representing Rio Negro were crowned first runner-up in the Stage style final on 21 August. Reuters/ Agustin Marcarian
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At the Tango World Championship 2019 held in Buenos Aires, the Argentinian couple Fernando Andres Rodriguez and Estefania Belen Gomez, representing Rio Negro were crowned first runner-up in the Stage style final on 21 August. Reuters/ Agustin Marcarian
The World Tango Dance Tournament also known as the Mundial de Tango witnessed a participation of more than 700 couples from around the world. Representing Italy, Artem Luchin and Irina Samoilova performed at the Stage style final round of the competition. Reuters/ Agustin Marcarian
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The World Tango Dance Tournament also known as the Mundial de Tango witnessed a participation of more than 700 couples from around the world. Representing Italy, Artem Luchin and Irina Samoilova performed at the Stage style final round of the competition. Reuters/ Agustin Marcarian
The competition comprises two categories namely, Tango de Pista or salon dancing and Tango Escenario or stage dancing. Russian competitor Maxim Gerasimov and his partner Agustina Piaggio were declared first runner-up for the salon style tango. Reuters/ Agustin Marcarian
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The competition comprises two categories namely, Tango de Pista or salon dancing and Tango Escenario or stage dancing. Russian competitor Maxim Gerasimov and his partner Agustina Piaggio were declared first runner-up for the salon style tango. Reuters/ Agustin Marcarian
Fernando Andres Rodriguez and Estefania Belen Gomez, representing Rio Negro, Argentina, perform after placing first in the Stage style final at the Tango World Championship in Buenos Aires. Reuters/ Agustin Marcarian
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Fernando Andres Rodriguez and Estefania Belen Gomez, representing Rio Negro, Argentina, perform after placing first in the Stage style final at the Tango World Championship in Buenos Aires. Reuters/ Agustin Marcarian
A dancer gets ready backstage at the finals of the Tango World Championship organised as part of the Buenos Aires Tango Festival. The first world cup was held in 2003. Reuters/ Agustin Marcarian
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A dancer gets ready backstage at the finals of the Tango World Championship organised as part of the Buenos Aires Tango Festival. The first world cup was held in 2003. Reuters/ Agustin Marcarian
Nicolas Filipeli and German Filipeli, representing the city of Buenos Aires, Argentina, perform during the Stage style final round at the championship. Reuters/ Agustin Marcarian
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Nicolas Filipeli and German Filipeli, representing the city of Buenos Aires, Argentina, perform during the Stage style final round at the championship. Reuters/ Agustin Marcarian
Representing the city of Medellin, Colombia, the duo Andres Uran and Estefania Arango qualified for the finals of the Stage style dance category perform their sequence on 21 August 2019. Reuters/ Agustin Marcarian
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Representing the city of Medellin, Colombia, the duo Andres Uran and Estefania Arango qualified for the finals of the Stage style dance category perform their sequence on 21 August 2019. Reuters/ Agustin Marcarian