STRICTLY Come Dancing is back for a brand new series with some new faces taking to the dancefloor.
Four new dancers have joined the pro line-up, and this includes Carlos Gu.
Meet new Strictly Professional dancer Carlos Gu
Who is Carlos Gu and what competitions has he won?
Born in China, 28-year-old Carlos Gu is a Chinese National Champion.
Carlos has experience in ballroom, ballet and contemporary dance which he will bring to the Strictly dance floor.
He placed third at the German Open Championship and became Amateur Latin Rising Star Runner Up at the UK Open in 2017.
Carlos often competes with his professional dance partner Susan Sun, and the pair can be seen on social media travelling the world together.
When did he join Strictly Come Dancing?
Carlos is one of four new professional dancers that have joined the show for Strictly’s 2022 series.
It was revealed he is now part of the pro line-up, along with Latin dancing champ Michelle Tsiakkas, former Under 21 British National Champion Lauren Oakley, and Italia Latin American Champion Vito Coppola.
Announcing the news on Twitter, the BBC said: “Welcome Carlos, Lauren, Michelle and Vito who join the show and become part of the biggest pro line-up in #Strictly history!”
Speaking about joining Strictly, Carlos told the BBC: “I’m thrilled to join Strictly and very excited to get started,” Gu said about joining the show.
“It’s a new chapter of my life and a new challenge as well. I’m absolutely ready to take on this journey and to shine.”
Can I follow Carlos on Instagram?
Carlos has nearly 6K followers on his Instagram page (as of September 2022), which is bound to increase after being on Strictly.
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The dancer uses the platform to post his impressive dance routines, and also share pictures of the competitions he takes part in.
You can follow Carlos on Instagram @gkx_carlos, where he will be keeping fans up-to-date on his Strictly adventure.
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