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Ganopolsky/Pätzugg transfer to Professional Division

Kirill Ganopolsky/Kim Pätzug have transferred to the Professional Division and will compete for the first time on December 12th at the German championships. In their letter to the German federation the wrote: "We're looking back on a great time as amateurs in the German federation with many successes, amongst which are the first place of the German ranking and winning several German ranking compet...

Kristina Scibor
Standard and Latin
Standard and Latin

Doga / Ertmer Fifth at World Cup Standard

Last day of Baltic Grand Prix in Riga

Cseke / Dzumaev runners-up at International Open Latin The last Sunday before Christmas in Riga was the last third and last day of the 34 th Baltic Grand Prix in Latvia's capital and it was the day of the World Cup Standard competition. 23 couples representing 23 nations were dancing. Tanzsport Deutschland was represented by Dumitru Doga / Sarah Ertmer. They had an e...

Peter Chen
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Korn / Domme next to the final

World Championship Junior II Latin in Riga

During the Baltic Grand Prix in Riga the World Championship Junior II Latin was danced. Among 60 couples were also two couples from Germany who were supported by a high number of fans and flags. Nikita and Elisabeth Yatsun reached the quarterfinal and finished 19 th. Steven Korn / Katrin Domme were recalled into the semifinal. Their performance was stronger from round to round and ...

Peter Chen
Standard and Latin
Standard and Latin

Imametdinov / Bezzubova North European Champions Latin

Stöckl / Belz Vice North European Champsions Youth Standard

According to the organizer, more than 2.200 couples danced at the Baltic Grand Prix 2015. It was the 34 th edition of this Dancesport event in the capital of Latvia. In the Kipsala International Exhibition Centre Riga also the North European championships were organized. The first North European Champions were crowned Friday noon: Timur Imametdinov / Nina Bezzubov won all fice...

Peter Chen
Standard and Latin
Standard and Latin

Further results from the Austrian Open

DTV Vice President Thomas Wehling reported further competition results from Austria: Gert Faustmann/Alexandra Kley were given the silver medal in the Senior II Standard competition. Bernd and Sandra Ketturkat finished 5th. René and Heike Seyboth reached the semi-final (8th place) as well as Bernhard and Sonja Fuss (12th). In the Senior III competition two couples almost entered the fi...

Sonja Schäufler
Standard and Latin
Standard and Latin

Competition success in Milan

Numerous DTV couples took part in the WDSF competitions in Milan, Italy, several positive results can be reported: Zsolt Sandor Czeke/Malika Dzumaev entered the final in the International Open Latin competition consisting of 80 couples and finished 3rd. In the Senior II Latin competition Michael and Claudia Sawang reached the final and were happy about their 2nd place. Happy about another final pl...

Sonja Schäufler
The A-Team of the 1. TC Ludwigsburg on its way to the World Champion title. (Foto: Thomas Estler)
Formation Standard and Latin

When contrasts are setting marks

World Championship Formation Standard

The 1. TC Ludwigsburg was the first team who had to enter the floor in the final of the World Championship Formation Standard and with their theme "Contrasts" set a clear mark in the direction to the 11th World Champion title. None of the following teams were able to top their performance and so the team from Ludwigsburg sent the competition to further places. 2nd finished Vera Tyumen with " Russi...

Sonja Schäufler
Multiple Categories
Multiple Categories

Tatarkin/Wirt 7th in the World Championship 10-dance Youth

As Jan Janzen and Victoria Litvinova ended their partnership in the beginning of November, the German vice champions in the youth class 10-dance had only few weeks to prepare for their participation in the world championship in Kiev. Mikael Tatarkin/Nicole Wirt faced this task with a lot of concentration and demonstrated that they do not have to hide behind the strong international competition. On...

Sonja Schäufler
Standard and Latin
Standard and Latin

Balandin/Salita 2nd in Hungary

Dumitrescu/Joos 3rd in Romania

Not in Italy, but in Hungary Artur Balandin/Anna Salita took part in the WDSF World Open Latin competition. The only German couple reached the final in Szombathely and finished 2nd. In the Romanian capital Bucharest Razvan Dumitrescu/Jacqueline Joos were taking part in the WDSF International Open Latin competition. They also reached the final and ranked 3rd there.

Sonja Schäufler
Standard and Latin
Standard and Latin

Segatori/Sudol Runners-up at the Grand Slam Final

WDSF Grand Slam Standard Final in Shanghai

The world's best couples met again just one week after the World Championship for the Grand Slam Final in Shanghai. Simone Segatori / Annette Sudol danced with a clear desire throughout the competition but again had to step behind the new World Champions from Russia. Anton Skuratov / Alena Uehlin finished 8 th.   WDSF Grand Slam Finale 2015 Latein, Shanghai: 1. Dmitry Zharkov/Olg...

Peter Chen