Defending champion B-Boy Phil Wizard of Canada is into the round-of-32 at the WDSF World Breaking Championships ©Getty Images

Defending champions B-Boy Phil Wizard of Canada and B-Girl Ami of Japan progressed to the round-of-32 at the World DanceSport Federation (WDSF) World Breaking Championships in the Belgian city of Leuven.

B-Boy Phil Wizard started his title defence with victory against B-Boy Lilma of Chinese Taipei in the round-of-64 on the Ladeuzeplein square, setting up a tie against Greece's Onel tomorrow.

Last year's runner-up B-Boy Shigekix of Japan overcame B-Boy Think of Hong Kong.

He is set to face Slovakia's B-Boy Twister tomorrow.

Another of the big names in Kazakhstan's B-Boy Amir is through to a round-of-32 tie against B-Boy Lil Zoo of Austria following a victory against B-Boy Zoolander of Bulgaria.

In the B-Girl competition, Ami is through to a round-of-32 tie against B-Girl Lola from Spain.

Lithuania's European champion B-Girl Nicka is set to face Finland's B-Girl Ramona tomorrow, and Belgium's home favourites B-Girls Madmax and Camine are also into the round-of-32.

Madmax is set to take on B-Girl Sayora of Kazakhstan, while Camine is due to face B-Girl Tiff of Canada tomorrow.

The WDSF World Breaking Championships is set to conclude tomorrow, with a Paris 2024 Olympics place available for the winning B-Boy and B-Girl.

Breaking is set to make its Olympic debut at next year's Games in the French capital having been selected as an additional sport, featuring 16 B-Boys and 16 B-Girls.