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DTV presents: "THE CAMP"

THE CAMP, the official international DTV training camp, will have its opening from 7. through 9. May 2008 at the Wuppertal Townhall. The training event is meant to develop into an international platform for dancesport training and will in future be conducted on an annual basis. THE CAMP is organized by Oliver Wessel-Therhorn, Asis Khadjeh-Nouri and Henner Thurau in close cooperation with the Germ...

Ulrike Sander-Reis
Federation
Federation

David Werner and Junona Fismann are Vice World Champions Junior Latin

David Werner and Junona Fismann clearly separated from all 68 couples at Riga - with the exception of the Spanish World Champions - and ranked second place in all dances. They also were the only ones who managed to get all 45 points of the adjudicators in one round. The German delegation joined them in celebrating their success, partying above the roofs of Riga the sensational success of the Berli...

Ulrike Sander-Reis
Federation
Federation

New World Champions Latin: Vescovo/Törökgyörgy

Maurizio Vescovo/Melinda Törökgyörgy from Hungary are the new World Champions Latin. Timo Kulczak/Motshegetsi Mabuse missed the semi finals by one cross and ranked 13. Jesper Birkehoj/Anna Kravchenko, who danced very well according to German Sports Director Michael Eichert and National Coach Oliver Wessel-Therhorn won rank 11. in the semi final. "But the margin was so narrow that they would have o...

Ulrike Sander-Reis
Federation
Federation

German Couples on the Podium

The IDSF Central European Latin was won by Zufar Zaripov/Anna Ludwig-Tchemodourova from Austria, followed by German couples: 1. Zufar Zaripov/Anna Ludwig-Tchemodourova (Austria) 2. Sergey Tatarenko/Viktoria Lischynska (Germany) 3. Andrei Kazlouski/Jana Ritter (Germany) 4. Sergiy Georgiyev/Roswitha Wieland (Austria) 5. Andrea Silvestri/Martina Váradi (Hungary) 6. Krystian Radziejowski/Sylwia Maczsk...

Ulrike Sander-Reis
Federation
Federation

Grand Slam Final in Taipeh

Three German couples were invited to the Grand Slam Final in Taipeh. In the Standard section (twelve couples) both DTV-couples reached the finals, with Benedetto Ferruggia/Claudia Köhler on rank two after Paulo Bosco/Silvia Pitton and Simone Segatori/Annette Sudol on rank six. In Latin (eleven couples) Jesper Birkehoj/Anna Kravchenko missed the final and went away with a shared rank seven. Additio...

Ulrike Sander-Reis
Federation
Federation

Two World Champions from Germany

"And rank two..." - long pause - "…we do not have". Chairman Andreas Neuhaus created suspense during the award ceremony before finally letting the cat out of the bag: Germany is double World Champion in the IDSF World Formation Latin - with Grün-Gold-Club Bremen and TSG Bremerhaven. Both teams received the same rating - 3 x 1, 3 x 2 and 1 x 3 - the missing one was a gift to the Lithuanian team fro...

Ulrike Sander-Reis
Federation
Federation

Ludwigsburg is World Champion

After eleven years of waiting for their 9. championship title, " Barcelona" finally helped 1. TC Ludwigsburg to their goal at the booked up Porsche Arena in Stuttgart. From the outset, the Ludwigsburg team presented themselves in an outstanding performance and pushed by the audience celebrating them frenetically, 1. TCL showed their best in the final and won a very tight victory against Vera, the ...

Ulrike Sander-Reis
Federation
Federation

European Championships Ten Dance and Austrian Open 2007 - Broadcasts online

Broadcasts of Saturday's great successes of the German couples at the European Championships and the Austrian Open 2007 in Vienna are now online at www.youtube.com/view_play_list?p=1A2B1FB6BFE9F7BE. You can watch: Christoph Kies / Blanca Ribas Turon, European Champions Ten Dance Benedetto Ferrugia / Claudia Köhler, IDSF Open Standard Andrei Kazlouski / Jana Ritter, Austrian Open Youth Latin

Ulrike Sander-Reis
Federation
Federation

Kies/Ribas Turón now also European Champions

The twofold World Champions Christoph Kies/Blanca Ribas Turón won the European Championship at the IDSF European Ten Dance at the Austrian Open in Vienna with a participation of 32 couples. Kies/Ribas Turón won the first four Standard dances and second place in Quickstep and all Latin dances. Final 1. Christoph Kies/Blanca Ribas Turon (6-10-16) 2. Misa Cigoj/Alexandra Malai, Slovenia (9-15-24) 3....

Ulrike Sander-Reis
Federation
Federation

Rudi Hubert, DTV Honorary Member, Dies

Rudi Hubert died on 10. November at 87. Born in Berlin, Hubert dedicated himself to dancesport as a volunteer on national and international level after a comparatively short period of active membership. He was elected to the DTV Presidium in 1961, firstly as a committee member and later as press commissioner. The former A-student in German early started writing for dancesport publications. He took...

Ulrike Sander-Reis