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German Championships Seniors I S

Michael and Mihaela Ruhl (Frankfurt) sucessfully defended their title German Champion Senior I S in Berlin last Saturday night, beating Jörg and Ute Hillenbrand (Wiesbaden), who, however, became the indisputable darlings of the public in the course of the tournament and went home with 11 of the 45 best rankings. Thorsten Strauß/Sabine Jacob (Lübeck) won the bronze medal, followed by the two Berlin...

Ulrike Sander-Reis
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Federation

Both German Couples in the Finals at IDSF World Standard Championships

Benedetto Ferruggia and Claudia Köhler as well as Simone Segatori and Annette Sudol represented Germany at the IDSF World Standard Championships in Moscow (Russia) in the course of the Russian Open. Both couples entered the finals together with the world's best Standard couples, making the wish of the national coach Oliver Wessel-Therhorn come true: "I'd love to see both German couples in the fina...

Ulrike Sander-Reis
Federation
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German Championship Title for Ferruggia/Köhler

The new Vice World Champions Benedetto Ferruggia/Claudia Köhler presented themselves in top form. With a clear victory in every single dance, they became the new German Champions Standard. With the same clarity, rank two went to Simone Segatori/Annette Sudol, who were as well among the finalists in the IDSF World Championships one week ago. The adjudicators also came to an agreement regarding thei...

Ulrike Sander-Reis
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Federation

Premiere: Central European Team Cup

DTV-Coach Laurens Mechelke reported on the Central European Team Cup in Usti Nad Labem (Czechia) . The tournament is a test for a new IDSF format: "With a great dancing performance, 'Team Germany' Sebastian Matheja and Lydia Hellmann in Latin and Michael Wenger and Melanie Ahl in Standard won us the Central European Team Cup for Germany. Now we are celebrating Michael's birthday and the victory"....

Ulrike Sander-Reis
Federation
Federation

Ludwigsburg and Grün-Gold Bremen win German Championships Formation Standard & Latin

Only one team did not come through the preliminaries, and five of the seven remaining teams made it into the finals. And this in Standard and Latin. High rankings were one of the distinguishing elements of the recent German Championships Formation Standard & Latin at the RuhrCongress in Bochum, Germany. The other one was the "kicking floor" (according to Chairman Thomas Kokott), which was uneven a...

Ulrike Sander-Reis
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Federation

IDSF World Senior II Open Standard Championship

Three German couples reached the finals at the IDSF World Senior II Open Standard Championship that were part of the Belgium Open at the Palais des Congrès in Liège (Belgium).

Ulrike Sander-Reis
Federation
Federation

Kies/Ribas Turon Defend their Title

An sms by the national coach Oliver Wessel-Therhorn from Tokyo bore the good news of Christoph Kies' and Blanca Ribas Turon's successful defense of their title at the IDSF World Ten Dance in Tokyo. 5000 viewers watched the fivefold German Champions dancing towards their victory at the Metropolitan Gymnasium in Tokyo. Just as German Sports Director Michael Eichert added: "The start number 13 brough...

Ulrike Sander-Reis
Federation
Federation

German Championships Freestyle Ballroom and Latin

On 20. October, the German Championships Freestyle Ballroom and Latin were held in Troisdorf. (Contributed by: F. Ritter)

Ulrike Sander-Reis
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Federation

German Open Championship Youth Standard at Duesseldorf

48 Youth Standard couples were at the start in a Championship which was marked by a very high performance level.

Ulrike Sander-Reis
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Federation

Germany Cup Junior I Standard at Duesseldorf

The Germany Cup for the best couples in the Junior I B catergory took place at the Boston Club Duesseldorf Duesseldorf in front of a fairly full house. 16 couples competed for the victory in their age groups.

Ulrike Sander-Reis