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Finalists at the Styrian Open (Foto: Rhinow)
Standard and Latin

Finalists at the Styrian Open

All German finalists at the World Ranking Competitions of the Styrian Open in Graz, Austria, were happy about their results and the great atmosphere there. They celebrated together as a team.

by Peter Chen
Alexander Tyshchenko/Erika Matej (photo: Thomas Scherner)
Standard and Latin

National Cup Amateur A Latin

Fan groups creating good vibes

Alexander Tyshchenko/Erika Matej are the names of the winner of the National Cup Amateur A Latin that took place in the Boston-Club Düsseldorf with 42 couples starting. The couple convinced the majority of the jury right from the beginning, won four of the five dances in the final and so put themselves at the top of a field in which couples from Kiel to Munich were dancing.

by Sonja Schäufler
Youth
Youth

Early off at the World Championship Youth Standard

At the World Championship in Kitakiyushu, Japan, 62 couples took part. Being the first time Japan was hosting a World Championship the organizer team did a good job. But in the strong competitive field our two representatives could not establish themselves. Arseni Pavlov/Nicole Balski reached the 47th place, Krisztian Kuljak/Franziska Holweg the 49th place.

by Sonja Schäufler
Standard and Latin
Standard and Latin

Balan/Moshenska European runners-up

The result from the European Championship Latin in Rimini, Italy:

  1. Gabriele Goffredo/Anna Matus, Moldava
  2. Marius-Andrei Balan/Khrystyna Moshenska, SWC Pforzheim
  3. Armen Tsaturyan/Svetlana Gudyno, Russia
  4. Charles-Guillaume Schmitt/Elena Salikhova, France
  5. Timur Imametdinov/Nina Bezzubova, SWC Pforzheim
  6. Giacomo Lazzarini/Roberta Benedetti, Italy

by Sonja Schäufler
Standard and Latin
Standard and Latin

danceComp 2016 - day 3

Also from the third day of the danceComp various couples representing Germany were recalled into the final. The final of the World Open Latin competition with the win by Timur Imametdinov / Nina Bezzubova was the perfect conclusion of the three days in Wuppertal, where people were not only heated by the temperatures but also by the UEFA European Championship.

by Peter Chen
Standard and Latin
Standard and Latin

danceComp 2016 – day 2

further successes for German couples

Simone Segatori / Annette Sudol as well as Michael and Beate Lindner won their competitions. Various other couples representing Germany danced in the finals of the second day of the danceComp as well.

by Peter Chen
Standard and Latin
Standard and Latin

danceComp 2016 - day 1

Successes of German couples

Already on the first day, many German couples were recalled into the finals. In the following, the results of the first day of the 13th danceComp in the Historische Stadthalle (Historic Cityhall) Wuppertal:

by Peter Chen
Sven Traut is new National Youth Trainer Standard (source: private)
Youth

Sven Traut new National Youth Trainer Standard

The Presidium has selected Sven Traut for the vacant post of the National Youth Trainer Standard. Traut was competing in Ten Dances and has been active as a trainer with a focus in Standard and is already part of the DTV regional federations trainer team.

by Peter Chen
Standard and Latin
Standard and Latin

Results from Greece, Italy and Russia

In Alassio (Italy), Kavala (Greece) and in Sochi (Russia) competitions took place the past weekend. From all three locations great results can be reported:

by Peter Chen
Standard and Latin
Standard and Latin

Sun Dance Festival – WDSF Junior II B Standard

With 50 couples the fourth and last WDSF competition of the 18th Summer Dance Festival started on Sunday afternoon. While in the semi-final still eight different nations were dancing, the final consisted of couples from seven nations. The victory went to Kamil Bochenek/Ilona Sak from Poland. Four German couples reached the semi-final, Daniel Müller/Anna Gommer (Bielefelder TC Metropol) were the only German couple in the final.

by Sonja Schäufler