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Tatarkin/Wirt won WDSF ranking competition in Berlin
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SuDaFe – WDSF Youth Latin

Victory for Tatarkin/Wirt

62 couples were taking part at 9 a.m. in the WDSF competition Youth A Latin, seven couples from four different nations were dancing in the final. Mikael Tatarkin/Nicole Wirt (Germany), last year 3rd, only had to concede the paso doble and got the victory. Place two and three was given to two Polish couples. Danila Telpukhovskiy/Oliwia Popek had an exciting duel with Daniel Schmuck/Veronika Obholz ...

Sonja Schäufler
The winner come from England: Glenn-Richard Boyce/Kayleigh Andrews
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SuDaFe – WDSF Junior II Latin

Three German couples in the final

The competition of the Junior II B Latin class started in the afternoon with 71 couples, eleven more than last year. Here the victory went clearly to the English couple Glenn-Richard Boye/Kayleigh Andrews, who only had to concede the cha-cha to the later 3rd placed couple Ej Giovanni Cena/Enrica Di Maria. The siblings Yatsun this year could improve their result for one podium place. After the paso...

Sonja Schäufler
2nd place for Dominik Stöckl/Katharina Belz
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SuDaFe – WDSF Youth Standard

Dominik Stöckl/Katharina Belz defending silver medal

51 couples took part in the first competition of the 17th Summer Dance Festival on Saturday morning. In the final six nations were represented. Two of them, Dominik Stöckl/Katharina Belz and Lauris Paegle/Jelizaveta Rukosujeva, had already been in the last years final. For Mateusz Brzozowski/Justiyna Mozdzonek (Poland) ist was a clear decision by winning all dances. As last year Dominik Stöckl/Kat...

Sonja Schäufler
Andreas Sopov/Laura Beichel won the German National Cup Adults A Latin.
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Andreas Sopov/Laura Beichel winner of the German National Cup A Latin

It was a hot day with high temperatures, inside as well as outside, when the 51 couples started their German National Cup A Latin in Königsbrunn, Bavaria. After five rounds the decision was made: Andreas Sopov/Laura Beichel won all five dances and, well-deserved, got the title. Exciting was the duel about silver medal that Benedikt Seigner/Sandra Schüssler could win with one place cipher ahead. Th...

Sonja Schäufler
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German couples successful in Bulgaria

International Open Latin – Pazardzhik/Bulgaria

A lot of different nationalities - from Greece to Australia - were meeting this weekend in Pazardzhik/Bulgaria. 50 couples were taking part in the International Open Latin competition, amoung them two couples from the DTV. Both couples could reach the semi-final. Kirill Ganapolsky/Kim Pätzug, TSC Saltatio Neustadt im TV Mußbach, finished 8th in front of Lars-Erik Pastor/Ecaterina Petrova, TC Seide...

Sonja Schäufler
Dumitru Doga / Sarah Ertmer
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Bronze medal for Dumitru Doga and Sarah Ertmer

European Championship 10 Dance

The Palais du Sport in Megeve, France, staged the European Championship 10 Dance during the French Open. German representatives Dima Doga / Sarah Ertmer danced in top form and by being second in standard and fourth in latin, they finished third in total. The bronze medal confirms their result of the world championship at the end of last year in Riga, they were even able to move up o...

Peter Chen
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Further results from Megève

The following competition results are to add to the already published ones from last weekend from France: At the World Open Latin competition in Megève, France, Maxim Stepanov/Ksenya Rubyna reached the final and finshed 4th. Carsten and Alexandra Petsch were placed 5th at the Senior I Standard competition as well as Harald and Anja Dormann at the Senior II Latin competition.

Sonja Schäufler
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International success

This weekend so many WDSF competitions took place that the couples had to decide in advance where to go. According to the manifold offer of competitions the participation was also widely spread, but still successful for the German dance sports: Eugen Plotnikov/Sophie Schütz won their first world ranking tournament. They participated in the Third Swiss Open in Lausanne, Switzerland, as the only Ger...

Sonja Schäufler
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Jan Janzen/Victoria Litvinova EC-Fourth

Mikael Tatarkin/Nicole Wirt on Place Nine

The German Youth Champions and Vice Champions danced to the semi final of the European Championship in harmony. There the national order turned: Jan Janzen/Victoria Litvinova qualified for the final,  Mikael Tatarkin/Nicole Wirt reached a shared ninth place.  "Russia on one and two ", was the result of the EC Youth Latin. The Rumanian couple joined them on the podium. Jan Janzen/Victoria Litvinova...

Stephanie Krüger
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Big Show At The Seniors

WDSF Open Seniors I Standard in Berlin

Unlike on the first day of the "Blaues Band" in Berlin there was no rival event for the WDSF Open Seniors I on Easter Sunday. From the last WC final the couples on places one, three and four were starting, from the last German Championship final also three couples, however not the top two. The semi final proved to be quite a bottleneck for the German couples: only two came through and had to join ...

Stephanie Krüger