Arūnas Bižokas

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Arūnas Bižokas
Medal record
Dance sport
Representing  Lithuania
World Games
Gold medal – first place 2005 Duisburg Standard
Bronze medal – third place 2001 Akita Standard
World Championships
Silver medal – second place 2004 Vilnius Standard
Bronze medal – third place 1996 Paris Standard
Bronze medal – third place 2003 Vienna Standard
Bronze medal – third place 2005 Krefeld Standard
European Championships
Gold medal – first place 2007 Madrid Standard
Silver medal – second place 2004 Ljubljana Standard
Silver medal – second place 2005 St. Peteresbourg Standard
Silver medal – second place 2006 Calvia Standard

Arūnas Bižokas (born 29 January 1978 in Vilnius, Lithuania) is a professional Lithuanian ballroom dancer, who is currently representing USA.[1] He was born in Vilnius, Lithuania.[2]

Until 2007 he was competing with his partner Edita Daniūtė under Lithuanian flag at World DanceSport Federation recognized events, which is recognized as competitive dancing representing federation by International Olympic Committee.[3] In 2005 couple won World Games.

After 2007 Bižokas started to compete in alternative World Dance Council rules events under United States flag. His current partner is Katusha Demidova.[1][2] As a couple they have won the 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014 Professional World Ballroom Dance Championships in Standard Ballroom.[4] In 2013, Bižokas and his partner were ranked number one on the World Dance Council world ranking in the Professional Ballroom category.[5]

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  1. ^ a b "Arunas Bizokas (Lithuania) & Katusha Demidova (USA)". Retrieved 2013-09-29. 
  2. ^ a b "About Us". 2011. 
  3. ^ Dance sport
  4. ^ "Doing a "Katusha"". Dancebeat World. Archived from the original on 2013-10-02. Retrieved 2013-09-29. 
  5. ^ "WDC World Ranking – Professional Ballroom". World Dance Council. September 2013.