Int'l ballet gold: Chinese, Portuguese, S. Korean

In this June 13, 2010 photo, Japanese senior dancer Maki Onuki, front, is held by her non-competing partner Tamas Krizsa during their classical dance entry "Giselle, Pas de deux, Act II" in the first round of the first session of the USA International Ballet Competition in Jackson, Miss. Nearly half of the 34 finalists, including Onuki, are from Asian countries, reflecting an interesting trend that Asians are dominating the stage. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis) (AP)

June 25, 2010 1:06:56 PM PDT
Dancers from China, Portugal and South Korea received top awards Friday at the two-week USA International Ballet Competition in Mississippi.